Double decker bus falls onto mechanic

Westminster Magistrates Court ruled that a coach company based in Sunderland was in breach of section order free birth control pills online, buy viagara on line in the usa. 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 following a prosecution for an accident occurring at one of its bus depots.

Section 2 of the 1974 Act places a basic duty on companies to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable the safety of employees in the workplace.Ai?? However, the coach company had operated an unsafe system of can we trust cialis online. work when a mechanic was required to work underneath a double decker bus thatAi??was raised off the ground on column lifts and wooden blocks.Ai??Unfortunately, a wooden block broke causing a bus axle to drop onto the mechanic who was working beneath the double decker bus.

The mechanic who was crushed by the bus suffered broken ribs and a broken pelvis, and was off work for six months recovering from the injuries.

The Health & Safety Executive investigated the accident and arranged the prosecution in the magistrates court of the coach company.Ai?? The HSE inspector said ai???The use of wooden blocks in this way (to support a bus) could easily have resulted in a fatality.Ai?? It was foreseeable that the blocks were likely to give way, putting the lives of employees at risk.ai??i??