Southeastern rail and contractor fined £3.6m over cleaner's death
Firms guilty of health and safety breaches after Roger Lower, 46, fell on to a live rail while cleaning a train at Sussex depot
Southeastern railway and its cleaning firm have been fined a total of £3.6m for the death of a cleaner who was electrocuted by a live rail.
Roger Lower, 46, fell on to the 750-volt rail during a night shift cleaning trains at one of Southeastern’s Sussex depots, where equipment designed to protect workers was found not to be in use.
Source: Guardian Transport