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A house building company has been fined £60,000 after a sub-contracted worker suffered serious facial injuries when struck by a falling beam.

The joiner was struck on the head by a steel beam that fell during construction of a timber frame home.

It was found that the principle contractor had failed to properly supervise the work to ensure it was planned, managed and monitored

Williams Homes (Bala) Limited of Eagle House, Severn Street, Welshpool pleaded guilty to breaching Regulation 15 (2) of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

The company has been fined £60,000 and ordered to pay costs of £7,233.66.