Deanna Heer Secures Health and Safety Conviction

Deanna Heer, instructed by Lester Aldridge LLP, has secured the conviction of Costain Ltd, one of the UK's largest engineering companies, for offences of failing to ensure safety, contrary to sections 2 and 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and of related regulatory breaches.

The prosecution was the result of an investigation by the HSE into the death of a construction worker during the redevelopment of Newbury town centre in Berkshire.