Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - PILING - Category

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Draft guidance to reduce mobile construction plant risk of collapse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: LEG OF WORKMAN CRUSHED

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

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FATALITY UPDATE: ‘CATASTROPHIC FAILURE’ OF RIG

Posted on 19th May 2014
Contractor states HSE satisfied with health and safety systems

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FATALITY: OFFICE AND HOTEL PROJECT

Posted on 14th May 2014
Young construction worker fatally injured on major development

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FATALITY: DURING PILING OPERATIONS

Posted on 13th March 2014
Supervisor fatally injured on Docklands Light Railway project

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PILING FIRM WORK SYSTEM CAUSED SEVERED FINGERS

Posted on 11th July 2013
Safe stage at which to lower weight not based on agreed signals

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SHEET PILE LIFTING OPERATION NOT PROPERLY PLANNED

Posted on 18th April 2013
Missing hook safety catch causes sheet to fall from excavator

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INCIDENT: PILING AUGER PIERCES RAIL TUNNEL

Posted on 12th March 2013
Auger found on track used by millions of London commuters

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INCIDENT: CRANE OVERTURN ON BUSY LONDON STREET

Posted on 15th July 2012

Car narrowly missed and plant blocked road for many hours after overturn

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PILING RIG INCIDENT ON MAJOR SCHOOLS PROJECT

Posted on 23rd June 2011
School pupils sprayed with hydraulic fluid from adjoining construction site

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NEW HSE ADVICE ON DRILLING & PILING RIG SAFETY

Posted on 22nd June 2011
Reliance on trip wires to prevent entanglement likely to be prohibited

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PILING RIG FATALITY IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Posted on 2nd June 2011
Construction worker dies as drilling rig collapses on Melbourne site

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PILING RIG COLLAPSE CAUSES ROAD CHAOS

Posted on 6th May 2011
Rig platform fails during road strengthening operations 

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INCIDENT: PILING FATALITY ON NEW HOMES DEVELOPMENT

Posted on 21st April 2011
Construction worker died on house building project in South Yorkshire

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CONTRACTOR AND SUPPLIER PILING RIG SAFETY ALERTS

Posted on 21st September 2010
Collapsed piling rig prompts safety alerts to spell out preventive lessons

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MAJOR CONTRACTORS FINED AFTER PILING RIG COLLAPSE

Posted on 6th August 2010
Defective platform design and unsafe system resulted in piling rig near disaster 

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR PROSECUTED AND FINED

Posted on 24th June 2010
Workman loses foot following unsafe piling operations at excavation

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HSE LETTER STARTLES CDM COORDINATORS

Posted on 13th November 2009
Drill rig safety letter prompts CDM-Cs and designers to draw breath

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CRANE COLLAPSE IN JAPAN

Posted on 15th April 2009
Workman and public injured as piling rig crashes beyond site

CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION

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

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CONSTRUCTION HEALTH AND SAFETY NEWS: 03-07 MARCH 2008

Posted on 8th March 2008

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