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Firm fined after roofer breaks back

A roofing contractor from East London broke his back when falling through the skylight of a building extension, after safety procedures were overlooked.

The worker, now 41, fell while removing tarpaulin from the one-storey roof extension at a flat in Collamore Avenue, South West London on 18 December 2006.

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