Firms no longer in business fined £2m after worker crushed to death

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The incident occurred in 2015

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Two specialist contracting firms have been fined £1m a piece after a worker was crushed to death

Manchester-based R K Civil Engineers and Sheffield heating firm R K District Heating have sentenced for safety breaches leading to the death of 36-year-old David Beresford in 2015.

Sheffield Crown Court heard Beresford, who was employed by the engineering firm, was working at the EON Renewable Energy Plant in Sheffield at the time.

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