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Worker left with long-term injuries after 21-metre fall

Two UK construction companies have today been fined a total of £125,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell 21 metres from a hospital building under construction in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Laing O’Rourke Construction Limited and Expanded Structures Limited were prosecuted by HSE following the incident at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) on 20 October 2006.

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