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MAJOR CRANE SAFETY SEMINAR 28 SEPT 2016

Posted on 5th September 2016
Seminar examines key issues and solutions on construction projects

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BASKET TIPPED DURING CRANE MAN-RIDING

Posted on 23rd May 2016
Lifting and plant hire firm failed to plan use of crane for lifting persons

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FATALITY: STRUCK BY CRANE ON BRIDGE PROJECT

Posted on 28th April 2016
Workman died during lifting operations on Queensferry Crossing

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FATALITY: CRUSHED DURING STEEL DELIVERY

Posted on 17th February 2016
Lifting steel mesh from rear of lorry ends in tragedy

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FATALITY: CRANE HIRE EMPLOYEE DIED ON GAS SITE

Posted on 4th March 2015
Crane company announce death of employee prior to lifting op

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HSE LIFTING OPERATIONS APPROVED CODE UPDATED

Posted on 5th January 2015
New LOLER code and guidance now available free online

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NEW ADVICE ON TELEHANDLER SUSPENDED LOADS

Posted on 8th July 2014
Incidents trigger supplementary CPA guidance

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PC FOCUSED ON ‘PAPER’ RATHER THAN ‘PRECAUTIONS’

Posted on 9th January 2014
Temporary platform in shaft collapsed causing 10m fall on major project

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FATALITY: LIFTING OPERATION ON MAJOR CITY SITE

Posted on 8th November 2013
Workman dies after concrete stairs fall during crane lift 

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CPA ISSUES WARNING OVER CRANE SITE SECURITY

Posted on 17th June 2013
Main contractors reminded to prevent unauthorised access to sites

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INCIDENT: CRANE ‘CRASH’ ON HOSPITAL PROJECT

Posted on 9th May 2013
Work remains on hold after crane strikes wall of ward

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SIMPLE LIFTING OPERATION USED FLAWED SYSTEM

Posted on 10th April 2013
Tank being lifted on hotel project crushed workman

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CALLS FOR HSE ACTION AFTER CRANE OIL LEAK DEATHS

Posted on 3rd February 2012
Father demands HSE answers after FAI hears of “box ticking” maintenance 

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CLIENT FAILED TO CHECK CRANE CONTRACTOR COMPLIANCE

Posted on 1st February 2012
Planned crane maintenance should not be subject to ‘blind eye’ syndrome

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ERRONEOUS USE OF LIFTING EQUIPMENT ENDS IN TRAGEDY

Posted on 28th January 2012
Young workman died after unsafe system trapped in him in block grab jaws   

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INCIDENT:TOWER CRANE OPERATOR RESCUE

Posted on 27th October 2011
Prior training proves useful as unwell crane operator recovered from height

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HELICOPTER HEAVY LIFTING OPERATIONS IN USA

Posted on 13th June 2011
Lifting of US power transmission towers ends in double dose of ‘disaster’  

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INCIDENT: CONCRETE PUMPING OPERATION

Posted on 21st January 2011
Concrete pumping unit topples on new homes project in Kent

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LORRY GRAB FATALITY FIRMS FACE PROSECUTION

Posted on 19th November 2010
Two companies now charged with failing to secure scissor grab safety 

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HSE SAFETY NOTICE: SKIP HOOK FALSE ENGAGEMENT

Posted on 19th November 2010
Fatality prompts safety notice on potential danger from builders skip

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TELEHANDLER LIFTING OPERATION NOT PROPERLY PLANNED

Posted on 31st August 2010
Falling beam on homebuild project leaves workman in quadriplegic condition

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CRANE OPERATOR COMPETENCE STANDARDS

Posted on 10th August 2010
US crane operator certification scheme prompts review of standards

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CRANES OVERSAILING NEIGHBOURING LAND ISSUES

Posted on 18th June 2010
Rights to oversailing land with cranes is far from plain sailing

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LIFTING OPERATION FATALITY CONFIRMS RISING FINES

Posted on 23rd May 2010
Freight company pays £350,000 following death during unloading glass

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DIRECTORS FINED FOLLOWING SLAB DEATH

Posted on 24th April 2010
Fatality prompts Section 37 prosecution of two directors

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WORKMAN INJURED AT POWER PLANT SITE

Posted on 25th August 2009
Falling pipe causes serious injury at power plant construction site

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PRODUCT PROFILE

Posted on 18th February 2009
Hoglift system for safer lifting of units on and off vehicles

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