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CONSTRUCTION FATAL INJURY REPORTS OCTOBER 2010/11

Latest release of HSE records of fatal injury reports for construction projects 

HSE publish each month the in-year details of all deaths at work under their jurisdiction including those occurring on construction projects.

This information is ‘as reported’ by third parties and does not purport to be a formal statistical release.

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

  1. 16/10/2010 Martin Walton – electrocution
  2. 18/10/2010 Andrew Lancaster – trapped in a collapsing trench
  3. 20/10/2010 Mihai Hondru – struck by a reversing vehicle
  4. 21/10/2010 Kevin Ruffles – struck by a falling structure
  5. 21/10/2010 Matthew Skeet – struck by a falling structure
  6. 22/10/2010 Edward Storrie – struck by a falling load
  7. 22/10/2010 Raymond Corner – fall from height

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. 

Overview of reports 2009/2010

See our summary of fatalities during 2009/2010.

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