Scottish Haulier Hit With Heavy Fine

SCOTTISH haulage firm Andrew Black has been fined £150,000 after one of its HGV drivers was fatally electrocuted by overhead power lines.

The company, which operates out of North Berwick, pleaded guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court to failing to ensure there were suitable controls in place for work carried out near dangerous power lines between 15 November 2021 and 5 January 2022.

The procurator fiscal told the court that the fatal incident happened at the company’s premises at Drem Airfield on 31 December 2021.

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