$190,000 fine over glass crushing death

A glass importing and supply company has been fined $190,000 after a man was crushed to death when large glass sheets weighing more than a tonne fell on him in southwestern Sydney.

The man had been offloading the glass sheets from shipping containers at Padstow for 7 Star Glass on September 28, 2007 when they fell on him.

He had the help of just one friend - and no glass handling equipment - to lift 20 sheets of glass with a combined weight of around 1.4 tonnes.

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