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Suffolk company fined after worker fell through roof

Eastern Hardware Ltd, a Lowestoft-based company which manufactures metal was today fined £3,000 after a worker fell through a fragile roof.

Paul Garrod, aged 54, an employee of Eastern Hardware Ltd was installing some air conditioning ducting at Express Composites, in Ellough, near Beccles, on 5 April 2008 when he fell a metre through a fragile roof. Mr Garrod landed on internal steel duct work and suffered significant bruising as a result.

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