Construction Boss and Safety Consultants Jailed for Manslaughter
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The Director of Siday Construction and the Safety Manager have both been found guilty of manslaughter after the death of a construction worker. The men have been sentenced to jail.
Thirty-seven year old Anghel Milosavlevici was killed on December 2, 2010 while working on digging out a basement. The excavation was not properly supported and the ground floor collapsed on top of him. His father was working beside him and witnessed the whole thing.
Judge Anthony Leonard said, "The case is so severe only a custodial sentence can be justified." The director of Siday Construction received 3 years in jail while the safety manager was sentenced to 9 months in jail.