Hugo Boss fined £1.2m over Bicester Village mirror death
4 September 2015
From the section Oxford
Austen Harrison suffered “irreversible” brain damage after the large mirror fell on top of him
Designer clothing company Hugo Boss has been fined £1.2m over the death of a young boy crushed by a mirror at its Bicester Village store.
Austen Harrison, four, suffered fatal head injuries at the Oxfordshire outlet store in June 2013.
Oxford Crown Court heard the 19 stone mirror had “negligently been left free-standing without any fixings”.
The company had previously admitted breaching health and safety at work regulations.
Austen, from Crawley, West Sussex, had been …read more
Source:: BBC UK