As we reported earlier this week, David Spurgeon was in the roof void of a block of flats in Tower Hamlets, east London on 17 May 2011. He was fixing a reported telephone fault in a distribution point when he lost his balance and fell through the fragile ceiling tiles. He managed to hold himself suspended for a short while before dropping 7 m onto the concrete stairwell below.

Source: *UPDATE* BT engineer sustained broken back in 7 m fall | IOSH Magazine

*UPDATE* BT engineer sustained broken back in 7 m fall | IOSH Magazine

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  • June 29, 2016 at 4:52 pm
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    Even the big companies with good health and safety training can get it wrong

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