Firm guilty over death of forklift truck driver

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A construction firm has been found guilty of health and safety breaches following the death of forklift driver Mark Williams.

The 41-year-old, right, who lived in Nuneham Courtenay, died instantly on a construction site in Newbury in 2011 when the truck he was driving toppled over.

Costain Limited was yesterday found guilty of four breaches at Reading Crown Court after a three-week trial brought by the Health and Safety Executive. Sentencing was adjourned until April 23.

Attleys Roofing was cleared of the same charges.


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