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Retailer and contractor fined after two elderly shoppers hurt in as many days.


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A convenience store and a contractor have been found guilty after the accidents. A disabled ramp was being constructed outside the store in South Wales during January 2016.

An elderly shopper sustained injuries including a broken wrist after falling. The following day another elderly shopper fell from the partially constructed ramp and his injuries included a broken collar bone.

The retailer was fined £60,000 and the contractor £40. Both were ordered to pay costs in addition.


Posted on: January 11th, 2018 by

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