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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON LOFT CONVERSION

Images of scene of scaffold collapse on North London road

The London Evening Standard has reported (4 October) that a builder working on a loft conversion suffered chest injuries when scaffolding collapsed in north London.

The 23-year-old man was taken to the Royal London Hospital but allowed home after treatment.

Nigel Howard Roisin Delaney, who employed firm Lofty Creations told the Standard 

“I received a call at work and they told me what had happened. I couldn’t believe it.

I am so stressed. Firstly because somebody was injured and that worries me, and secondly because I am worried I’ll not only have to pay for this mess, but we won’t be able to stay in our own home for weeks with our children.”

Nigel Howard Scott Waldegrave, a partner at Lofty Creations told the Standard:

“We haven’t got the full facts about what happened exactly. I have been with the workman and he is making a good recovery.

As for who’s paying for things, so much has happened we haven’t had a chance to discuss that. My main concern is that everyone involved is okay.”

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