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CONSTRUCTION FATALITIES FEBRUARY-MARCH 2013

Latest HSE monthly fatality records reveal five deaths

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.

HSE reports show that five deaths occurred during what appears to be ‘construction work’ in February 2013 and March 2013. Click on links below for earlier press coverage of the deaths.

  1. 12/02/2013 James Hickson – struck by an object ;
  2. 15/02/2013 Barry Lock – fall from height;
  3. 28/02/2013 Paul Lees – struck by moving vehicle;
  4. 13/03/2013 Kelvin McGibbon – struick by moving vehicle;
  5. 26/03/2013 Mark Patterson – fall from height.
Comment

We use these details, in conjunction with press reports etc, to establish aa approximate picture of ‘construction’ project deaths each month. Subsequent HSE investigation may determine that some are not reportable under RIDDOR.

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