Huge Fine After Building Site Death Construction Company Fined 06.07.2010 A construction company and two of its directors have been fined a total of £75,000 following the death of a member of the public.Lewes Crown Court heard that 24-year-old Edward Dean was on his way home from a night out in Brighton when he wandered on to a construction site owned by PIB (UK) . It is believed that Mr Dean was killed by a 2.4-metre fall into a basement. He was found dead the next morning.PIB, John Blankson and Steve Moore all pleaded guilty to health and safety violations.The company was fined £30,000 and ordered to pay £6,500 in costs. Mr Moore, of Woodingdean, was hit with a £30,000 penalty, cots of £6,500. He was also disqualified from acting as a director for five years.Mr Blankson, of Brighton, was fined £15,000 and told pay costs of £3,465.Copyright © Press Association 2010David Urpeth from law firm Irwin Mitchell said: “The construction industry is the industrial sector where a worker is most likely to lose his life following a work accident.“However, as this tragic accident shows, construction can also pose a serious risk to members of the public.” Related articles 25.05.2017Mum-of-Two Left Needing Emergency Surgery As Doctors Failed To Diagnose Sepsis 24.05.2017Lawyers Welcome 'Step Forward' In Wahaca Illness Legal Battle 23.05.2017Terminally Ill Hospital Worker Appeals To Former Colleagues After Asbestos Cancer Diagnosis 22.05.2017Former Commercial Manager Appeals To Former Colleagues For Help Following Cancer Diagnosis 22.05.2017Wallsend Road Bridge Asbestos Removal Welcomed 'But Questions Remain'