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NEW GUIDANCE ON UNINTENDED PLANT MOVEMENT

Posted on 11th August 2017
Industry Plant Safety Group highlights hazards and key control measures

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REDUCING TELEHANDLER OVERTURNING INCIDENTS

Posted on 24th February 2017
HSE Research reveals key factors in preventing telehandler overturns

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NEW PRODUCT: MOBILE PLANT VISIBILITY EQUIPMENT

Posted on 12th January 2017
Safety Shield Systems launch three-dimensional view system

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INQUEST: DUMPER DRIVER CRUSHED BY ROLL BAR

Posted on 9th December 2016
Jury hears that driver of overturning dumper was not wearing seat belt

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FATALITY: WORKMAN STRUCK BY DUMPER TRUCK

Posted on 6th December 2016
Man was pronounced dead at the scene after colliding with a dumper truck

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GUIDANCE ON UNINTENDED MOVEMENT OF PLANT

Posted on 2nd November 2016
CPA aim to reduce inadvertent operation of plant controls

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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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EXCAVATOR AND PEDESTRIANS NOT SEPARATED

Posted on 11th July 2016
Workman run over by reversing excavator on demo site

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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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NO CLEAR VISION ON PLANT OPERATOR VISIBILITY

Posted on 4th December 2015
CEA provide gloomy update on significant project risk

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MEWP TOPPLED FROM FORKS WHEN LIFTED BY FLT!

Posted on 16th November 2015
Workman injured in MEWP fall from overloaded telehandler

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RESEARCHERS CALL FOR IMPROVED DUMPER DESIGN

Posted on 1st October 2015
Current designs take little account of operator comfort and welfare

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PLANT VISIBILITY THROWN INTO CONFUSION BY EU

Posted on 27th May 2015
Standard does not reflect state of the art on visibility aids

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FINED £1/2M AFTER ‘BANKSMAN’ SERIOUSLY INJURED

Posted on 19th March 2015
Choice of trailer parking location put workers and public at risk

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PEDESTRIAN CRUSHED BETEEN SKIP LOADER AND SKIP

Posted on 11th January 2015
Insufficient procedures to keep workers safe from site vehicles

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DIRECTORS IN COURT OVER DUMPER TRUCK FATALITY

Posted on 5th January 2015
Young workman crushed by overturning dumper on first day with employer

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WORKMAN CRUSHED BY TELEHANDLER AT PLANT DEPOT

Posted on 16th December 2014
Death caused by lack of training and disorganised & chaotic site

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LIFTING BEAM KEY INFORMATION NOT PROVIDED

Posted on 4th December 2014
Work equipment misused in absence of supplier guidance

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2 TONNES OF PLASTERBOARD CRUSHED WORKMAN

Posted on 24th November 2014
Unsecured boards on fork lift truck fell causing severe injuries

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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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FATALITY: DUMPER TRUCK DEATH AT HEATHROW

Posted on 2nd October 2014
Major contractor project death after ‘mobile hoist’ fails

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FAKED FORK LIFT EXAMINATION RECORD EXPOSED

Posted on 4th September 2014
Firm fined for both forged document and fault-ridden truck

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WEBSITE TO IMPROVE VUNERABLE ROAD USER SAFETY

Posted on 17th June 2014
Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) goes on-line

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FALL FROM MOBILE PLANT LEAVES WORKMAN PARALYSED

Posted on 12th June 2014
Gritter not designed with safe working platform or walkway

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FOCUS ON FUTURE CONSTRUCTION PLANT SAFETY

Posted on 9th June 2014
HSE Chief to attend CPA conference in October 2014

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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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FORK LIFT OPERATOR PROSECUTED OVER UNSAFE LIFT

Posted on 9th May 2014
Momentary lapse ends in summary dismissal and nominal court fine

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FATALITY: STRUCK BY REVERSING TIPPER LORRY

Posted on 4th March 2014
Road worker dies after being hit by reversing lorry on M8

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PLANT HIRE FIRM FAILED TO DEVISE SAFE SYSTEM

Posted on 17th February 2014
Mini-digger ran over workman during refurbishment of plant

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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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INADVERTENT OPERATION OF EXCAVATOR CONTROLS

Posted on 21st January 2014
Manufacturers may be under-utilising expertise to address IOOC risks

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FLT DEATH AFTER FAILURE TO HEED SAFETY ADVICE

Posted on 6th January 2014
Vehicles and pedestrians not able to move around the site safely

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WORKMAN TRAPPED BETWEEN MOBILE PLANT

Posted on 3rd January 2014
Groundworks firm prosecuted after leg of young worker amputated

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PLANT SUPPLIER FALSIFIED FORK TRUCK REPORT

Posted on 11th December 2013
Businessman fined for forging thorough examination report

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DOZER DRIVER DIED IN EXCAVATOR ASSISTED RESCUE

Posted on 15th October 2013
Major project contractor failed to assess entirely forseeable risk

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TELEHANDLER AS WORK PLATFORM ENDS IN INJURY

Posted on 27th September 2013
Firm fined for failure to secure platform and use ‘special’ controls  

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FATALITY: MOBILE PLANT ON HOMES SITE

Posted on 12th August 2013
Major homes project worker dies in dumper truck incident

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LOADING SHOVEL FATALITY PROMPTS LARGE PENALTY

Posted on 20th May 2013
Company prosecuted over failure to segregate people and vehicles

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BY-PASSED MOBILE PLANT SAFETY SWITCH CLAIMS LIFE

Posted on 29th April 2013
Plant operator became entangled in rotating tarmac cutter wheel 

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FORKLIFT TRUCK FOUND WITH MULTIPLE DEFECTS

Posted on 22nd April 2013
Construction firm failed to test FLT despite obvious disrepair

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PRISON SENTENCE FOR SUPPLIER OF UNSAFE PLANT

Posted on 8th March 2013
Landscaping contractor died when defective skip loader overturned

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SHOVEL LOADER DEATH CAUSED BY ‘AD HOC’ APPROACH

Posted on 18th December 2012
Skip hire company prosecuted over failure to separate people and plant

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DRIVER FINED AFTER FAILING TO DEPLOY VEHICLE OUTRIGGER

Posted on 15th October 2012
Scaffolding materials crash on to pavement during unsafe lifting operation

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WORKMAN CRUSHED BY TRACKS OF REVERSING EXCAVATOR

Posted on 5th October 2012
Prosecution follows failure to segregated pedestrians and vehicles on site

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FALL FROM CHERRY PICKER AT PLANT HIRE COMPANY DEPOT

Posted on 14th September 2012
Workman suffered serious injury during routine MEWP maintenance

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INCIDENT: DUMPER OVERTURN ON SCHOOL PROJECT

Posted on 7th September 2012
Major contractor ‘unclear’ as to cause pending company and HSE investigations  

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INNOVATION IN SAFE USE OF VEHICLES AND MOBILE PLANT

Posted on 18th July 2012
Sensor systems designed to prevent danger to people and site services

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INADEQUATE SITE TRAFFIC ROUTES LED TO DUMPER ACCIDENT

Posted on 16th May 2012
Contractor fined after pedestrian run over by dumper during site road build

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HIRE COMPANY PROSECUTED OVER DANGEROUS PRACTICES

Posted on 16th May 2012
Unsafe working practices and failure to take action lands hire company in court

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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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