Facts in brief:
Defendant was engaged by homeowner to supply and fit roofing to a residential house and garage. The roof was wet due to rain earlier that morning. The employee carrying out the work and noted there was no fall protection in place. He sent a text to the Defendant asking for further instructions and was advised to continue with the roofing, working from a perch he was to construct on the roof. The employee fell from the roof onto the ground below. He suffered fractures to his collar bone, right shoulder blade, wrist and three ribs on his right side.