Farm fined after boy dies in fall

A FARM has been fined £13,500 by the Health and Safety Executive after a 13-year-old boy died when he fell through the roof of a building.

John Irvine & Son, at Inverlochy Farm, Moray, pleaded guilty at Elgin Sheriff Court following the accident on 21 August, 2006.

The boy was raised up to the roof in a tractor bucket by his stepfather and fell 13ft through a skylight.