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GROUNDWORKER SET ON FIRE BY CABLE STRIKE

Posted on 13th November 2017
RAMS requirement for underground service checks not followed

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INCIDENT: UNDERGROUND CABLE STRIKE

Posted on 5th October 2017
Three treated for burns after power cable struck in London

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INCIDENT: EXCAVATOR STRIKES POWER CABLE

Posted on 1st October 2015
Operator taken to airlifted specialist burns unit

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INCIDENT: FIVE INJURED IN CABLE EXPLOSION

Posted on 20th October 2014
Another electrical link box explodes on a London street

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR CALLS ON DESIGNERS TO DO MORE

Posted on 25th June 2014
Safe digging not enough to reduce underground service strikes

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INCIDENT: CABLE STRIKE ON MAJOR PROJECT

Posted on 4th June 2014
Workman suffers massive electric shock during explosion

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INCIDENT: UNDERGROUND POWER CABLE STRIKE

Posted on 15th April 2014
Serious burns and electric shock caused on London Bridge site

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INNOVATION TO REDUCE UNDERGROUND CABLE STRIKES

Posted on 9th September 2013
Video shows how to eliminate intrusive road pins during setting out

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FREE TRAINING ON POWER LINES AND RAIL CROSSINGS

Posted on 30th August 2013
ORR demonstration training facility hosts free training day

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INCIDENT: CABLE STRIKE ON GLASGOW PROJECT

Posted on 28th August 2013
Workman injured during incident involving underground supply

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INCIDENT: CABLE STRIKE DURING HOARDING ERECTION

Posted on 3rd August 2013
Two workman in specialist burns unit following 11,000 volt incident

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‘EXPLODING PAVEMENTS’ INCREASE THREEFOLD

Posted on 18th June 2013
HSE concerned that underground explosions could cause death

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DRAMATIC VIDEO OF EXPLODING LONDON PAVEMENT

Posted on 26th April 2013
Underground 11,000 volt cable explosion captured by local resident 

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INCIDENT: CABLE STRIKE EXPLOSION INJURY

Posted on 12th December 2012
Crossrail worker suffers burns in electrical cable incident

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NEW BASIC GUIDANCE FROM HSE FOR THE ‘BUSY BUILDER’

Posted on 27th April 2012
Three short leaflets issued covering excavation, electricity and basement safety

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AVOIDING UNDERGROUND SERVICES NEW TRAINING MATERIALS

Posted on 19th April 2012
Highways maintenance industry body publishes ‘Breaking New Ground’ DVD

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INCIDENT: TWO INJURED IN UNDERGROUND CABLE STRIKE

Posted on 23rd March 2012
Minor steetworks hits high voltage power cable causing ‘roman candle’ effect

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AVOIDING UNDERGROUND SERVICES INNOVATION

Posted on 23rd February 2011
Vacuum excavation technique improves site productivity and safety 

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NO DANGER TO PUBLIC ON RACECOURSE INCIDENT SITE

Posted on 15th February 2011
Disturbed underground power cable likely cause of racehorse deaths

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