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BT sentenced following fatal ladder fall

Communications company BT has been fined £300,000 following the death of a worker who fell from a ladder while carrying out installation works.

Power construction engineer David Askew, 52, from Braintree, Essex, suffered fatal head injuries after falling from a wooden ladder at London’s Canonbury Telephone Exchange on 27 October 2006.

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