Manslaughter summons over giant window frame death

Grant Prior 7 years ago
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Four individuals and three companies have been summonsed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court next week following the death of a passer-by near a London fit-out job.

Amanda Telfer was crushed to death by a falling window frame in Hanover Square, W1 in August 2012.

She died under the 12ft frame after it was blown over in strong winds.

The court appearances follow an investigation into the death by the Met Police’s Homicide and Major Crime Command and the Health and Safety Executive.

Damian Lakin-Hall, 48, of Cobham, Surrey is summonsed for manslaughter by gross negligence and S7 (a) Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employee breaching general duty at work.

Claire Gordon, 35, of Leeds, is summonsed for manslaughter by gross negligence and S7 (a) Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employee breaching general duty at work.

Kelvin Adsett, (aka Kelvin Schultz), 63, of Slough, Berkshire is summonsed for manslaughter by gross negligence and S7 (a) Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employee breaching general duty at work.

Steve Rogers, 61, of Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire is summonsed for S7 (a) Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employee breaching general duty at work.

Company, I S Europe Ltd of Slough, Berkshire is summonsed under S2 Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employer breaching general duty of care to an employee and S3 Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employer or self employed person breaching general duty of care to non-employee.

Company: Westgreen Construction Ltd of Richmond, Surrey is summonsed under S2 Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employer breaching general duty of care to an employee and S3 Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employer or self employed person breaching general duty of care to non-employee.

Company: Drawn Metal Ltd of Leeds, West Yorkshire is summonsed under S2 Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employer breaching general duty of care to an employee and S3 Health & Safety at Work Act 1974: Employer or self employed person breaching general duty of care to non-employee.

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