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    CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS AUGUST 2010/11

    Monthly overview of UK construction project fatal injuries August 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 August 2010. These were:

    1. 05/08/2010 Trevor Dixon – fall from height
    2. 05/08/2010 Anton Dochev – struck by a falling object
    3. 10/08/2010 Peter Usher Wilson – electrocuted
    4. 10/08/2010 Roger Jary – fall from height
    5. 18/08/2010 Richard Pountney – struck by a moving vehicle
    6. 21/08/2010 Amrick Singh Mann – fall from height
    7. 26/08/2010 Marcel Daisley – crushed by an overturned vehicle
     
    Comment

    The number of construction related deaths during August is the greater than any other month during 2010/11. In addition, at least three of the projects involved larger projects and major contractors and concerned: falling scaffold pole, traffic management and an overurning dumper.

     
    Overview of reports 2009/2010

    See our summary of fatalities during 2009/2010.

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