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£100,000 fine for fatal airport hangar fall

A Gateshead building firm has today been fined £100,000 after one of its employees fell to his death while dismantling a hangar roof at Bristol International Airport.

Rubb Buildings Limited, of Dukesway, Tyne Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after Steven Watson (30) from Tyne and Wear fell through the roof while dismantling the disused Brymon hangar on 16 December 2006.

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