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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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INQUEST: CONCRETE SLAB FELL DURING LIFTING OP

Posted on 14th October 2015
Stair landing fell 6m dragging deceased into path of slab

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FINED OVER LIFTING OPERATIONS

Posted on 2nd September 2015
Descending load ‘snagged’ and fell from two retaining slings

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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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DIRECTOR FINED OVER FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT PLAN

Posted on 28th August 2014
Cement burns and lead ingestion risks on refurb project

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INCIDENT: DEBRIS FALL FROM CRANE

Posted on 12th June 2014
Workman injured on project of major homes developer

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ACCESS PLANT SUPPLIER FINED OVER DEPOT DEATH

Posted on 5th September 2013
Falling Tri-mast sections crush engineer during assembly in plant yard

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE OPERATOR INJURED IN LOAD FALL

Posted on 6th July 2012
Cab fails to protect mobile operator after lifting operation goes wrong

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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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VEHICLE CRANE FAILURES LEAVE WORKER PARALYSED

Posted on 10th January 2012
Defective catch, poor training and slinging practice caused life changing incident

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WORKMAN FATALLY INJURED BY FALLING CONCRETE BEAM

Posted on 15th March 2011
Lifting operation went tragically wrong during dismantling of road bridge beam

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STEEL FIRM IN COURT OVER FALLING GIRDER

Posted on 16th August 2010
Estate agents shocked as beam fell three floors to ground-floor reception

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FALLING CRANE LOAD NARROWLY MISSED FOOTPATH

Posted on 16th August 2010
Firm fined after tower crane hook ‘broke off’ and load crashed 36m to ground

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FALLING CONCRETE BLOCK HITS MOTHER AND SON

Posted on 17th June 2010
Block falls causing injury during lifting operation with crane on homes site

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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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WORKMAN INJURED DURING CRANE LIFT

Posted on 29th April 2010
Steel beams slip from chains causing serious injury to slinger

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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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LORRY LOADING LED TO FATAL CRUSHING

Posted on 13th April 2010
Load slipped during loading by crane releasing three tonnes of steel

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CRANE INCIDENT NORTHERN IRELAND

Posted on 18th January 2009
Family have lucky escape as car struck by crane hook

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