Investigation continues after death of Manchester scaffold worker

Michael Harrison who worked for 3D Scaffolding Ltd
Michael Harrison who worked for 3D Scaffolding Ltd

Joint police and HSE investigation into the death of a Manchester scaffold worker is still ongoing.

Michael Harrison, 42, worked as a HGV/Hiab driver for Manchester based 3D Scaffolding Ltd was tragically killed after an ‘incident’ in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire on February 26th.

A joint police and Health and Safety Executive has launched an investigation into the incident that killed the popular and much loved father-of-two.

His employers described the incident as an ‘accident’, Dwayne Seymour, Managing Director at 3D Scaffolding Ltd told Scaffmag: “The recent accident is subject to an ongoing investigation and we are therefore unable to make any comment on events at present.

As you can imagine our thoughts and wishes are very much with Michael’s family and friends at this time.”

A HSE spokesman said: “HSE is aware of the incident and a joint investigation with Cheshire Constabulary is underway.”

Hundreds of tributes for the popular scaffold worker have been paid online since his death with over £7,000 donated via a GoFundMe set up by family and friends.

Leading the tributes to him, his sister Michelle said : “He was such a hard-working lad with a massive heart and he’d always manage to find his way to a party on a weekend!

“He lived and breathed for for his two girls, Katie and Abbie.”

The GoFundMe page is still available for donations and tributes by clicking here. 

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