The TSJC 120,000 fine? an undertaking by the death of two workers in Olesa.
Barcelona, May 11 .- The High Court of Catalonia (TSJC) has confirmed the sanction of 120,000 euros that the Government imposed on the company Constructora Copisa Pyrenees for the death of two workers in the detachment of a retaining wall that was wrong underpinned.
In its ruling, the Board's administrative contentious TSJC dismisses the appeal by the developer against the sanction, sto credits, imposed by the accident, which occurred in 1998, which killed two Moroccan workers who worked in the construction of a municipal building in Olesa Montserrat (Barcelona).
The two workers were killed, buried in a landslide, because "the system used in the excavation was not right," according to the statement.
Those responsible for the construction company were convicted of the detachment, sto credits, to terms of six months in prison and fines for the crime of violation of the rules of prevention of occupational injuries and two fouls of negligence resulting in death.
The court that convicted those responsible for the company consider evidence that the release was caused by "poor construction of the slope, clearly unstable, because the system used in the excavation was not, buy kinah, sufficient to avoid a serious and imminent.
The ruling also attributed the release to the lack of proof of said system of sewers that ran beneath the road excavated, as well as to the existence of moisture as a result of a proven or undetected leaks.
In his appeal against the sanction, the company claimed, among other arguments, which was under a double sentence for criminal sentencing and the fine imposed by the Generalitat.
However, the TSJC recalls that the criminal sentence protects the health and safety of workers and work safety administrative rule, to the extent that the lack of security measures would have been sanctioned by the administration although there were no fatalities occurred .