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INQUEST: CRANE OPERATOR ELECTROCUTED

Posted on 2nd February 2017
Driver died after lorry mounted crane struck overhead cable

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INQUEST: CHERRY PICKER FOUND TO BE FAULTY

Posted on 26th April 2016
Painter died from trauma caused by cherry picker overturn

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INQUEST: CORONER CALLS FOR ACTION

Posted on 12th November 2015
Risk of future deaths unless action taken

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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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INQUEST: EXCLUSION ZONE DEFINITION UNCLEAR

Posted on 27th February 2015
Jury finds language skills contributed to Crossrail worker death

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INQUEST: WORKMAN DIED TRAPPED BY INFERNO

Posted on 4th December 2014
Machine worker died after failing to escape from burning building

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INQUEST: LACK OF IMAGES FRUSTRATES CORONER

Posted on 13th May 2014
Fall from scaffold during heating pipe replacement

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INQUEST: DEFECTIVE RCD FAILED TO PROTECT PLUMBER

Posted on 9th December 2013
Combination of circumstances caused death by electrocution

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INQUEST: TIPPER TRUCK DEATH REMAINS MYSTERY

Posted on 22nd April 2013
Crush death of construction firm MD baffles HSE experts

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INQUEST: DEMO WORKER FELL WITH LIFT PLATFORM

Posted on 19th February 2013
Second worker survived after harness caught in lift chains

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INQUEST: BUILDERS PANICKED AND ‘DUMPED’ BODY

Posted on 14th February 2013
Coroner hears how alcohol triggered ladder fall fatality  

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TOWER BLOCK FIRE DEATHS INQUEST COMMENCES

Posted on 16th January 2013
Inquest into six deaths will consider impact of refurbishment work

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INQUEST: WORKMAN IGNORED TRENCH WARNING

Posted on 3rd December 2012
Coroner hears how warnings failed to prevent excavation death

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INQUESTS: FIRST CHIEF CORONER APPOINTED

Posted on 20th September 2012
Government resists calls for new inquest decision appeal rights

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INQUEST: WORKMAN STRUCK BY FALLING SCAFFOLD POLE

Posted on 2nd March 2012
Conflicting evidence heard over adequacy of measures to prevent death

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INQUEST: CORONER HALTS ‘WINDY BUILDING’ DEATH HEARING

Posted on 15th February 2012
Evidence on building design and construction reopens police investigation 

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INQUEST: YOUNG MOTHER ELECTROCUTED IN FLAT

Posted on 29th December 2011
Unlawful killing verdict opens HSE and CPS consideration of criminal prosecution

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INQUEST: PAINTER DIED THREE YEARS AFTER FALL

Posted on 16th November 2011
Mystery surrounds presence of ‘unsuitable flimsy domestic ladder’ on site

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FATAL ACCIDENT INQUIRY: CHILD ELECTROCUTED

Posted on 27th April 2011
Death could have been prevented if workman had ‘cleaned up properly’

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MOBILE CRANE OIL LEAKS INVOLVED IN ROAD DEATHS

Posted on 24th March 2011
Inquiry hears crane not road safe and lists ticked without checks being made

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INQUEST INTO ELECTROCUTION OF BUILDER

Posted on 14th January 2011
Investigators could find “no reason” for actions of deceased workman

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SCAFFOLDER FATALITIES ON MAJOR AND MINOR PROJECTS

Posted on 30th November 2010
Inquests hear how deaths occurred during scaffolding works on two projects

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MESOTHELIOMA DEATH INQUEST LINK TO DEMOLITION

Posted on 8th November 2010
Inquest highlights human tragedies behind mesothelioma statistics

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CHEMICAL FUME SCARE HALTS CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

Posted on 28th September 2010
Workers affected by fumes generated in mystery chemical reaction on site

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POTTERS BAR RAIL CRASH INQUEST OPENS

Posted on 1st June 2010
Regulator investigation ‘open’ until the Coroner’s inquest concluded

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CONCRETE BEAM FALL INQUEST OPENS

Posted on 30th September 2009
Inquiry opens into death of labourer during bridge demolition

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BARGE AND CRANE COLLAPSE INQUEST

Posted on 18th September 2009
Survivors describe how barge and crane crashed into sea

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INQUEST INTO CRANE DEATH HALTED

Posted on 18th September 2009
Witness refusal to answer questions causes inquest delay

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INQUEST INTO ROOFLIGHT FALL

Posted on 16th July 2009
Coroner hears how fatal fall through roof could have been prevented

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INQUEST INTO TEENAGER FALL THROUGH ROOF

Posted on 13th February 2009
Coroner hears how “bit of a laugh turned into a nightmare”

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INQUEST INTO MESOTHELIOMA DEATH

Posted on 10th February 2009
Death of carpenter from asbestos exposure highlights present risk

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BELFAST FALL FROM HEIGHT INQUEST

Posted on 6th February 2009
Death of building contractor could have been prevented

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INQUEST WORKMAN CRUSHED BY GRAB UPDATE

Posted on 3rd February 2009
Jury hears how 23 year old workman trapped by scissor grab

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INQUEST WORKMAN STRUCK BY GRAB

Posted on 29th January 2009
Vigil planned for inquest into builder crushed by grab

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INQUEST MESOTHELIOMA DEATH

Posted on 20th January 2009
Exposure to asbestos at local hospital led to craftsman death

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CORONERS INQUESTS

Posted on 14th January 2009
New Coroners and Justice Bill introduced to Parliament

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TELEHANDLER DEATH INQUEST

Posted on 19th September 2008
Inquest hears how telehandler fell on car at homes site

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