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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES MARCH 2012

Latest HSE monthly records reveal two deaths during March 2012 

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

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

Our analysis of the HSE reports and further enquiries shows that four deaths occurred during ‘construction work’ in March 2012. 

  1. 02/03/2012 Lynne Gray – fall from height;
  2. 06/03/2012 Alan Smith – fall from height. 
 
Comment

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. 

HSE state that: “publication of a fatality on the HSE website may be some months after the actual date of the initial incident. This is due to the verification checks that are carried out to ensure that the fatality is within HSE’s enforcement remit and if so, the correct information is subsequently published. The complex nature of some fatality investigations may mean that it can take some time to verify this information”.

 See our news coverage of all Fatalities 2011/12 to date

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