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Company director in court over death of construction worker at Ageas Bowl
12:28pm Monday 7th October 2013 in News
Company director is due to appear in court today in connection with a death at a leading Hampshire sports venue.
Ian Gould is accused of killing a construction worker at the Ageas Bowl the home of Hampshire Cricket in West End.
Philip Carsley, 34, who lived in North Yorkshire, was fatally injured when a concrete wall fell on him during the building of a new spectator stand at the site on February 8, 2010.
Gould, 52, will appear at Winchester Crown Court, charged with killing Mr Carsley by gross negligence. As a director of Prefix Ltd, he also faces two other charges in that he failed to ensure people were not exposed to risk and failing to plan, manage or monitor construction work to ensure it was carried out without risk.
Gould, from Eastrington, Yorkshire, was granted unconditional bail by Mr Justice Royce to return to Winchester Crown Court today.
Talbot-based Andrew Scott Ltd, who had sub-contracted the work to Prefix, also face two charges brought under the Health & Safety Act in relation to the construction work.
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