Brokers warned to take heed of corporate manslaughter case

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Steven Berry died on 29 May 2008 after falling through a plastic roof light on an industrial unit at Lion Steel Equipment's premises in Hyde.

The firm, which manufactures storage products, has been summonsed for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences.

Directors Kevin Palliser, Richard Vaughan Williams and Graham Coupe have also been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence. They will appear at Tameside Magistrates' Court on 2 August.

Phil Wright, chief engineer, Allianz

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