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LACK OF SAFE PLATFORMS FOR WORK ON CRANE

Posted on 22nd May 2017
Major crane hire company erred on work at height precautions

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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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INSPECTION AND EXAMINATION RULES UNDER REVIEW

Posted on 19th August 2016
hselogo1HSE seek more proportionate approach to equipment inspection etc.

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FATALITY: NEW YORK CRAWLER CRANE COLLAPSE

Posted on 8th February 2016
Dramatic video shows collapse of massive mobile crane

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CRANE FIRM GUILTY OF CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 1st December 2015
Brakes on mobile crane found to be in “shocking condition”

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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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AT LEAST 107 DIE IN MECCA CRANE COLLAPSE

Posted on 16th September 2015
Storm and strong winds believed to have triggered disaster

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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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HSE LIFTING OPERATIONS APPROVED CODE UPDATED

Posted on 5th January 2015
New LOLER code and guidance now available free online

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CRANE OPERATOR CHEATS DEATH IN POWER LINE STRIKE

Posted on 27th November 2014
Contractor failed to act on warning concerning overhead electric cable

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CPA PUBLISH NEW GROUND CONDITION GUIDANCE

Posted on 28th October 2014
Assessment of ground and precautions for safe use of mobile plant

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INQUEST: DRIVER TRAPPED BY LORRY GRAB

Posted on 28th October 2014
HSE expert witness found no faults with the crane

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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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CRANE COMPANY FACES MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

Posted on 16th September 2014
Corporate Manslaughter allegation over crane driver death

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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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GROUND CONDITIONS ASSESSMENT STANDARD SET BY CPA

Posted on 2nd June 2014
Draft guidance to reduce mobile construction plant risk of collapse

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE FAILURE

Posted on 24th February 2014
Boom collapse during pile extraction highlights FPS Guidance

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WORLD CUP COLLAPSED CRANE ‘CLEARED’ OF BLAME

Posted on 17th February 2014
Liebherr investigation clears crane of fault in fatal collapse

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE COLLAPSE ON HOTEL PROJECT

Posted on 23rd January 2014
‘Quiet drink’ in public house brought to rapid halt by falling mobile

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FATAL CRANE COLLAPSE IN BRAZIL CAUGHT ON CAMERA

Posted on 2nd December 2013
Two die as massive mobile crane boom fails during major lift

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INQUEST: MOBILE CRANE COLLAPSE

Posted on 18th October 2013
Director points Coroner to malfunctioning crane safety device

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE OVERTURN

Posted on 20th September 2013
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CRANE INCIDENT UNCOVERS WIDER SAFETY FAILINGS

Posted on 12th September 2013
HSE prosecute over fall risks discovered during unrelated investigation

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INCIDENTS: TWO MOBILES COLLAPSE IN ONE WEEK

Posted on 21st August 2013
Mobile cranes topple in both Putney and Royal Tunbridge Wells

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INCIDENT: BANKSMAN SUFFERS SERIOUS ELECTRIC SHOCK

Posted on 20th March 2013
Mobile crane on new homes project site strikes overhead power cable 

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INCIDENT: CRANE OVERTURN ON WIND FARM PROJECT

Posted on 15th March 2013
Mobile crane collapse fuels concerns of local residents 

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CRANE HIRE COMPANY FINE REDUCED ON APPEAL

Posted on 13th February 2013
Judge responds to crane firm plea over fine and payment period

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE COLLAPSE

Posted on 4th February 2013
Driver leapt to safety as crane overturned into canal

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HSE PROSECUTE ENVIRONENT AGENCY OVER CRANE DEATH

Posted on 18th December 2012
Operator drowned in cab after crawler crane fell into watercourse

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CRANE HIRE COMPANY AND CONTRACTOR PROSECUTED

Posted on 22nd November 2012
Confusion over responsibilities caused overturn landing both parties in court

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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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DIRECTOR AND CONTRACTOR FINED OVER CRANE DEATH

Posted on 31st January 2012
Crawler crane overturned on poorly managed construction site in London

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SUPERVISOR AND CRANE FIRM FINES FOLLOW FATALITY

Posted on 15th January 2012
Lifting operation failures ended in tragedy and crane contractor pays £1/4m

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR ALERT FOLLOWS CRANE INCIDENT

Posted on 8th January 2012
Mobile crane overturn investigation progress and findings made public

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MANAGING DIRECTOR £80k FINE FOLLOWS CRANE OVERTURN

Posted on 17th December 2011
Defective mobile overturned fatally injuring nearby construction workman

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INCIDENT: MOBILE CRANE OVERTURN ON MAJOR PROJECT

Posted on 5th December 2011
Investigators probe cause of mobile crane incident on London Tate Modern site

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FATALITY: MOBILE CRANE OVERTURNS ON ACCESS ROAD

Posted on 16th August 2011
Mobile crane driver fatally injured on road near wind farm project site

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MOBILE CRANE HIRE FIRM AND OPERATOR PROSECUTED

Posted on 13th April 2011
Family of deceased man express concern at ‘shocking’ inadequate sentences 

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MOBILE CRANE AND CAR COLLISION ROAD DEATH

Posted on 3rd February 2011
Van driver dies in a collision with a mobile crane on a major Cumbrian road

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INCIDENT: LYME REGIS CRANE COLLAPSE

Posted on 28th January 2011
Passers-by narrowly avoid injury as crane topples on south coast seafront

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CRANE DRIVER FATALLY INJURED IN RIVERSIDE INCIDENT

Posted on 9th December 2010
Operator died after crawler crane toppled into river during de-silting work 

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CLIENT AND CONTRACTOR FINED FOR FAILED LIFTING OP

Posted on 11th November 2010
Plasterer crushed as timber roof trusses fall during unloading of lorry

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MOBILE OVERTURNS LANDING ON NEARBY HOME

Posted on 3rd September 2010
Workman trapped and injured as mobile crane lifting operation goes wrong  

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CRANE OPERATOR COMPETENCE STANDARDS

Posted on 10th August 2010
US crane operator certification scheme prompts review of standards

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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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MOBILE CRANE OVERTURN

Posted on 12th March 2010
Steelmaker fined after mobile crane defect ends in overturn

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BEAM FROM CRANE CRASHES THROUGH ROOF

Posted on 21st January 2010
Public narrowly avoid serious injury as lifting operation goes wrong

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FALLING STEEL BEAM CRUSHED WORKMAN

Posted on 8th December 2009
Inquest hears how lifting operation led to erectors death

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MOBILE CRANE PLANNING FOR SAFE GROUND

Posted on 19th November 2009
Industry bodies issue guidance on securing mobile crane stability

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MOBILE CRANE AND CAR COLLIDE

Posted on 3rd November 2009
Two injured as car/crane collision leaves crane collapsed on house

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