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    FATAL FALL FROM SCAFFOLDING ON SMALLER PROJECT

    Workman died after falling from scaffolding during minor painting works

    It has been reported that an ‘odd job man’ has fallen to his death from scaffolding on a farm in Ilkeston on 22 October 2010. Derby and South Derbyshire Coroner’s Court heard how the deceased workman lived in a cottage on the farm and often did odd jobs around the farm buildings.

    PC Lee Sadler told the court:

    “It appears he was up the scaffold painting and was found lying at the bottom of it.  It appears he might have fallen from the scaffold but there are no witnesses to confirm this. Nothing appears to be suspicious from a police perspective.”

    The inquest was told that HSE are investigating. Coroner Dr Robert Hunter adjourned the inquest pending further investigation.

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