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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE ON HIGH STREET

Posted on 22nd February 2017
Two workmen injured when falling with collapsing scaffold

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INCIDENT: DRIVER SLIPS INTO CEMENT MIXER

Posted on 2nd February 2017
Firefighters rescue man from cement mixer during cleaning ops

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INCIDENT: FIRE DESTROYS NEW BUILD FLATS

Posted on 18th October 2016
Video shows dramatic effect of fire during construction

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COLLAPSE OF CONCRETE WALL CLAIMS FIVE LIVES

Posted on 8th July 2016
Dead workmen remain trapped under metal and concrete at recycling plant

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN FALLS 13M ON STADIUM PROJECT

Posted on 20th June 2016
Collapse of structure triggers fall from height

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HSE INVESTIGATES MASSIVE RACKING COLLAPSE

Posted on 9th May 2016
Fork lift truck operator found alive after warehouse storage collapse

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DIDCOT COLLAPSE: UPDATE ON RECOVERY

Posted on 3rd May 2016
Contractor disappointed to be replaced on recovery operation

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DIDCOT DISASTER: PRESS REPORT WARNINGS

Posted on 18th April 2016
Mirror and Mail tell of fears expressed by deceased demo workers

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SCHOOL CLOSURES TRIGGERED BY MISSING TIES

Posted on 12th April 2016
Operator and contractor statements on problem and progress

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INCIDENT: STEEL FALLS DURING LIFTING OPERATION

Posted on 17th March 2016
Two taken to hospital after being when struck by falling steel

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DIDCOT COLLAPSE: UPDATE ON RECOVERY OPERATIONS

Posted on 8th March 2016
Families express concern at delay and lack of hope from authorities

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DIDCOT COLLAPSE: EMERGENCY SERVICES UPDATE

Posted on 1st March 2016
Recovery of bodies and site investigation may take weeks to complete

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DIDCOT COLLAPSE: CALL FOR FOUR MINUTE SILENCE

Posted on 1st March 2016
Coleman and Company request construction industry gesture of respect

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INCIDENT: FALLING OBJECT ON CITY CENTRE SITE

Posted on 23rd November 2015
‘Miraculous escape’ for men passing Manchester major project

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN ‘FIGHTS FOR LIFE’ AFTER FALL

Posted on 2nd November 2015
Contractor who fell through roof in ‘critical’ condition

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INCIDENT: TWO DIE IN MYSTERY EXPLOSION

Posted on 5th October 2015
Deaths in unoccupied unit where Police believe “work in progress”

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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: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN WEST LONDON

Posted on 1st October 2015
Traffic chaos caused after scaffolding collapses into road

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MECCA DISASTER CRANE BOOM WAS NOT LOWERED

Posted on 24th September 2015
Findings of the crane experts investigation now available

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE

Posted on 15th September 2015
Public escape uninjured as structure falls on high street

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LONDON EXPLODING PAVEMENTS ON THE RISE

Posted on 24th August 2015
Eighty fires in last five years with forty incidents in 2014

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE COLLAPSE CAUGHT ON FILM

Posted on 5th August 2015
Two cranes collapse injuring twenty on project in Holland

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FATALITY: ELECTROCUTION AT SUB-STATION

Posted on 9th July 2015
Cause of incident unknown as Police and HSE start enquiry

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INCIDENT: BUILDER FELL FROM ROOF

Posted on 22nd June 2015
Workman ‘fighting for life’ after fall on domestic project

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INCIDENT: LIFT SHAFT FALL ON MAJOR PROJECT

Posted on 16th June 2015
Workman survives 60ft fall from height

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FATALITY: TIPPER DRIVER ELECTROCUTED

Posted on 16th June 2015
Driver died exiting truck after overhead cable strike

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FATALITY: COLLAPSE OF TEMPORARY STRUCTURE

Posted on 15th June 2015
Death on new biogas facility in Cornwall

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INCIDENT: BUILDING COLLAPSE MYSTERY

Posted on 1st June 2015
Upper floor of car showroom collapses on workshop

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD FALL ON DOUBLE DECKER BUS

Posted on 4th March 2015
High street pavement scaffold ‘held up’ by passing London bus

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INCIDENT: SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE INJURES TWO

Posted on 30th January 2015
Two passers-by injured after collapse in Leicester city centre

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN FELL 30FT THROUGH ROOFLIGHT

Posted on 29th January 2015
fragilesign2Workman hospitalised with serious injuries after roof fall

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VIDEO CAPTURES WOMEN INJURED BY SCAFFOLD POLE

Posted on 22nd January 2015
Man arrested by Police after pole falls from height on City street

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INCIDENT: BOLT FALLS FROM CITY ‘CHEESEGRATER’

Posted on 6th November 2014
Full investigation underway as safety cordon created around structure

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INCIDENT: PLANT OVERTURN ON MIXED DEVELOPMENT

Posted on 3rd November 2014
Town house damaged after plant topples on City centre project

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INCIDENT: FIRE ON 10th FLOOR OF LONDON PROJECT

Posted on 28th October 2014
Scaffolding blaze on city demolition site

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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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MOBILE CRANE COLLAPSE INJURES WORKMAN

Posted on 20th October 2014
Failure during controlled dismantling operation on massive mobile

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN RESCUED FROM HEIGHT

Posted on 14th October 2014
Injured man rescued by fire fighters using aerial ladder platform

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INCIDENT: COLLAPSED HOARDING ON MAJOR PROJECT

Posted on 26th September 2014
Pedestrians seriously injured when “crushed” by site fencing    

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INCIDENT: BUS COLLIDES WITH CONSTRUCTION PLANT

Posted on 25th September 2014
Upper deck of bus damaged whilst passengers escape uninjured 

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INCIDENT: CRUSHED BY HEAVY MACHINERY

Posted on 9th September 2014
Contractor employee injured on Network Rail project

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INCIDENT: 30FT FALL THROUGH ROOF

Posted on 29th August 2014
fragilesign2Investigation over café worker offering tea to workmen

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DRAMATIC VIDEO OF COLLAPSE DURING DEMOLITION

Posted on 21st July 2014
Structure topples onto busy West London high street

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DRAMATIC VIDEO OF VEHICLE EXPLOSION IN LEEDS

Posted on 16th June 2014
Demolition group acetylene gas cylinder involved in van blaze

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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: LEG OF WORKMAN CRUSHED

Posted on 28th May 2014
Home builder confirms piling contractor injury

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INCIDENT: STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE

Posted on 13th May 2014
Two workmen injured after pre-cast concrete landing collapses

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INCIDENT: INJURED WORKMAN RESCUED FROM SCAFFOLD

Posted on 23rd April 2014
Picture shows firefighters effecting rescue after 5m fall

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FATALITY: COLLAPSE ON MAJOR LONDON REFURB PROJECT

Posted on 15th April 2014
Floor failure suspected to have caused fall of mini-excavator and workmen

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INCIDENT: PLANT IN TRANSIT INJURES ROAD USER

Posted on 14th April 2014
Three excavators topple onto vehicle from low loader

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