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Details for Case No.4449965

Details for Case No. 4449965
Defendant Woodbay Limited
Description Employee was allowed to operate lift while it was faulty by using a screwdriver to override the door locking mechanism and did fall approximately 5 metres down the lift shaft sustaining serious injuries, and residents of nursing home were allowed to ride in lift while employees used a screwdriver to override the door locking mechanism
Offence Date 06/07/2015
Total Fine £50,000.00 Total Costs Awarded to HSE £0.00
Breach involved in this Case
Location of Offence
Address Abbotsford Nursing Home/Woodba
Abbotsford Nursing Home
98 Eglinton Road
ARDROSSAN
Ayrshire
KA22 8NN
Scotland
Region Scotland
Local Authority North Ayrshire UA
Industry Total service industries
Main Activity 87900 - OTHER RESIDENTIAL CARE
Type of Location Fixed
HSE Details
HSE Group SANEOP1GP5 HSE Directorate Field Operations Directorate
HSE Area HSE Division Scotland

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Updated 2013-12-20