Manslaughter on the Crossrail Express: reactions to the Rene Tkacik verdict

These organisations must be taken down piece by piece, by all means necessary

Cautiously pessimistic

A post from the Blacklist Support Group which seems like it deserves to be seen more widely:

“Anguish at insulting fine for Crossrail death

The family of Rene Tkacik, the construction worker killed when a tonne of cement fell on him in a Crossrail tunnel, expressed their anguish yesterday after the BFK consortium, comprising the companies BAM, Ferrovial and Kier pleaded guilty in Southwark Crown Court.

BFK were fined £300,000 for the death of Rene. In total the court fined the consortium £1million, which included other Health & Safety breaches which had resulted in serious accidents including a near fatal electrocution.

There has been a great deal of anger as Rene’s family and their lawyer, Helen Clifford from McMillan Williams Solicitors only found out about the trial date by chance when they contacted the HSE for an update on the case earlier this week.

Ms Clifford read out a…

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