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LIVE WORKING IGNITED CLOTHES OF ELECTRICIAN

Posted on 31st December 2018
Spanner came into contact with live terminal causing life-changing burns

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MAJOR FM FIRM FAILED TO MAINTAIN BACK-UP POWER

Posted on 18th November 2018
Power loss at laboratory site created potential risk from biological agents

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OVERHEAD CABLE STRIKE FIRM FINED £500,000+

Posted on 29th May 2018
Inadequate system caused risk of harm despite lack of worker injury

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DEFEATING POWER INTERLOCK CAUSED FLASHOVER

Posted on 17th April 2018
Systems for managing electrical safety found to be inadequate

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CUTTING THROUGH LIVE CABLE FINED £900,000

Posted on 28th November 2017
Equipment removed without effective checks on electrical isolation

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GROUNDWORKER SET ON FIRE BY CABLE STRIKE

Posted on 13th November 2017
RAMS requirement for underground service checks not followed

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DRIVER ESCAPES WITH LIFE AFTER POWER STRIKE

Posted on 7th November 2017
Director given suspended sentence over lorry 132kV line contact

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WORKER LOSES HANDS AND FEET IN POWER LINE STRIKE

Posted on 6th October 2017
Director handed prison term over unsafe scaffolding operation

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WORKMAN BURNED WHILST CUTTING LIVE CABLE

Posted on 19th June 2017
Firms to pay £500,000 over unsafe system for electrical work

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FAILED ON POWER LINE RISK

Posted on 6th April 2017
Workman suffers severe burns after post touches 11kV overhead cable

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WORKMAN ‘SET ON FIRE’ AFTER CABLE STRIKE

Posted on 10th March 2017
Information on electric underground cables proved inadequate

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IGNORING SENSIBLE ADVICE COSTS OVER £300K

Posted on 2nd February 2017
Courts continue to ramp up health and safety fines

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