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NEW MEWP WORK AT HEIGHT RESCUE GUIDANCE

Posted on 24th October 2018
Industry body publishes simple guidance on MEWP stranding actions

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INCIDENT: MEWP OVERTURN IN CITY CENTRE

Posted on 5th September 2018
Images show aftermath of mobile elevating platform collapse

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DEATH EXPOSED MINIMAL MEWP MAINTENANCE

Posted on 21st June 2018
Court told about “almost complete” lack of MEWP maintenance

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NEW HSE ENDORSED MEWP GUIDANCE FOR MANAGERS

Posted on 2nd June 2017
Securing safe plant and operation set out in new industry guide

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INDUSTRY BODIES STRUCTURE MEWP SAFETY ALERTS

Posted on 3rd April 2017
Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group publishes Safety Alert Protocol

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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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IPAF POWERED ACCESS REPORT 2016: HIGHER SAFETY

Posted on 14th December 2015
‘Big Debate’ tackles sensitive issue of sharing incident information

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HSE PUBLISH MOBILE ELEVATING PLATFORM GUIDE

Posted on 10th November 2014
Guidance covers MEWP selection, specification, management and operation

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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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HSE ALERT: MEWP ENTRAPMENT AND CRUSHING

Posted on 30th May 2014
Deaths reveal machine control covers/shrouds do not provide protection

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UK CONTRACTORS SET MINIMUM MEWP STANDARDS

Posted on 2nd March 2014
Specification, management and operation on UKCG projects

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HSE SAFETY ALERT: GENIE Z135/70 MEWP

Posted on 4th February 2014
Stability compromised by incorrect measurement of boom sensors

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FATALITY: CHERRY PICKER OVERTURN

Posted on 3rd February 2014
Worker tells of cherry picker “horror” during lorry loading

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INQUEST: FALL FROM MEWP REMAINS MYSTERY

Posted on 5th December 2013
Coroner hears how builder fell to his death on Lancs building site

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IPAF CALLS FOR GOVT REVIEW OVER HSE INDOLENCE

Posted on 3rd December 2013
Regulator response to M25 fatal cherry picker collapse criticised

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M25 TELEHANDLER FATALITY INVESTIGATION UPDATE

Posted on 30th July 2013
HSE look for clues in information on an incident in Australia

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FATALITY: TWO CHERRY PICKER DEATHS IN ONE WEEK

Posted on 13th June 2013
Workman dies in MEWP incident on marine construction project

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FATALITY UPDATE: M25 MEWP MODEL ‘GROUNDED’

Posted on 6th June 2013
Video shows scene of cherry picker collapse alongside motorway

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FATALITY: MEWP OVERTURNS ONTO M25

Posted on 5th June 2013
Workman believed to have died after cherry picker collapse in yard

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RESEARCHERS DOUBT MEWP TRAINING EFFECTIVENESS

Posted on 7th May 2013
HSE commissioned research questions comprehension of ‘entrapment’ risk

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NEW RESEARCH ON MEWP CRUSHING AND ENTRAPMENT

Posted on 2nd May 2013
Design and human factors contribute to ‘significant number’ of incidents

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INCIDENT: CHERRY PICKER OPERATOR INJURED

Posted on 18th December 2012
MEWP incident highlights risk of entrapment on steel structures

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INCIDENT: MEWP OVERTURN TRIGGERS RESCUE

Posted on 13th November 2012
Dramatic pictures show injured workman recovered using tower crane

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INCIDENT: WORKMAN CRITICAL AFTER MEWP OVERTURN

Posted on 10th August 2012
Man severely injured after cherry picker topples on utilities project

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INCIDENT: WORKMEN LEFT STRANDED IN ELEVATED PLATFORM

Posted on 6th July 2012
Fire and rescue service use hydraulic platform to reach trapped workmen

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FATALITY: MOBILE PLATFORM DEATH IN CITY CENTRE

Posted on 21st June 2012
MEWP arm collapse causes death and leaves second workman seriously injured 

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CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION TWEETS ITS UPDATES

Posted on 13th May 2012
Major plant body now posts safety updates on Twitter  

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR TAKES DECISIVE ACTON ON MEWP SAFETY

Posted on 10th November 2011
Skanska to ban boom type MEWPS not fitted with added anti-crush protection

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INDUSTRY ISSUES NEW GUIDANCE ON MEWP STABILITY

Posted on 16th September 2011
IPAF launch campaign on use of spreader plates with MEWP outriggers

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MEWPS COME UNDER HSE SPOTLIGHT IN 2011/12

Posted on 3rd May 2011
HSE to promote take up of industry mobile elevating platform entrapment code

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HSE ISSUES WARNING AFTER SCISSOR LIFT DEATHS

Posted on 5th January 2011
Five deaths in three separate MEWP incidents prompts Safety Alert

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HSE SAFETY NOTICE: AVOIDING MEWP CRUSHING/TRAPPING

Posted on 16th July 2010
Warning to MEWP suppliers and users as new industry guidance published

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NEW INDUSTRY GUIDANCE PUBLISHED ON MEWP SAFETY

Posted on 16th July 2010
Guidance aims to reduce the risk of MEWP trapping and crushing injuries

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MEWP OVERTURN FATALITY IN USA

Posted on 11th November 2009
Fatal incident in Kansas highlights caution required with MEWPS
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ONLINE CRANE OPERATOR TRAINING

Posted on 8th October 2009
Provider offers online training for crane and MEWP operators

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HSE ISSUES SCISSOR LIFT SAFETY ALERT

Posted on 25th September 2009
Regulator warns of potential structural failures on specific lifts

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RESEARCH PROVIDES A LIFT FOR MEWPS

Posted on 18th September 2009
Study shows mobile elevating platforms are safe and effective

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ROOF FALL DEATH DURING DEMOLITION

Posted on 1st September 2009
Migrant worker falls through roof on Aberdeenshire demolition site

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INDUSTRY BODIES ISSUE MEWP WARNING

Posted on 25th June 2009
Powered access users warned on work in confined overhead areas

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CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION

Posted on 6th April 2009
Relaunched CPA website includes free plant safety guides

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FATALITY ON MAJOR LONDON PROJECT

Posted on 25th March 2009
Workman thought to have died in MEWP incident

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FATAL CHERRY PICKER INCIDENT

Posted on 5th February 2009
Man crushed whilst using mobile elevating platform

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