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    CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS JUNE 2010/11

    Monthly overview of UK construction project fatal injuries June 2010

    HSE publish the in-year details of all deaths. The information is ‘as reported’ by third parties and does not purport to be a formal statistical release. .

    We use these details, in conjunction with press reports etc, to establish a picture of construction project deaths each month. 

    Subsequent HSE investigation may determine that some are not reportable under RIDDOR. 

    The HSE reports and press coverage suggest 7 deaths occurred during work on construction projects during June 2010. These were:

    1. 09/06/2010 Paul Willet – suspected electrocution 
    2. 16/06/2010 Edward Fitzgerald – crushed by excavator
    3. 21/06/2010 Ktysztof – fall from height                           
    4. 23/06/2010 Peter Brown – trapped between MEWP and structure
    5. 24/06/2010 Ryan Gregg – works vehicle struck by goods vehicle
    6. 28/06/2010 Semelia Campbell – child (6) trapped by gate

    A seventh fatality on 16/06/2010 (Gavin Bedford) is classified as manufacturing although it appears to involve ‘construction work’ – struck by fall object

     
    Overview of reports 2009/2010

    See our summary of fatalities during 2009/2010.

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