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MANAGER CONVICTED AFTER DEATH OF WORKMAN

Posted on 15th December 2016
Steps not taken to keep young worker safe distance from excavator

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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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SITE MANGER PROSECUTED OVER MISUSED EXCAVATOR

Posted on 26th November 2015
Workman raised in digger bucket for work at height

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DIRECTOR PROSECUTED AFTER FATAL DIGGER FALL

Posted on 6th November 2015
Excavator bucket tipped and workman fell 9m to his death

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EXCAVATOR USED FOR LIFTING PROVES FATAL

Posted on 5th April 2015
Engineer prosecuted over death of workman crushed by digger

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SYSTEM OF WORK FOR PIPE LAYING ENDS IN TRAGEDY

Posted on 12th February 2015
Contractor faces £200k after death of worker laying sewerage pipe

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EXCAVATOR STRUCK LIVE OVERHEAD POWER LINE

Posted on 11th December 2014
Civil engineering contractor failed to induct excavator operator

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REVERSING EXCAVATOR CAUSED PEDESTRIAN DEATH

Posted on 8th December 2014
Vehicle lacked mirrors other reversing aids or alarms

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WORKMAN CRUSHED BY REVERSING EXCAVATOR

Posted on 9th July 2014
Vital excavator safety measures were virtually non-existent 

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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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WORKMAN TRAPPED BETWEEN MOBILE PLANT

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

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DEMO FIRM FINED OVER EXCAVATOR BUCKET FALL

Posted on 25th November 2013
Quick hitch incident leaves workman severely injured after first day on site

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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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PLANT HIRE FIRM USED DANGEROUS CLEANING SYSTEM

Posted on 26th September 2013
‘Cable ties’ used on excavator controls to clean with tracks in motion 

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EXCAVATOR OPERATOR RECEIVES PRISON SENTENCE

Posted on 16th April 2013
Missing digger bucket safety pin caused death of site engineer

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CRAZY TRAIN OF EVENTS END IN LEG AMPUTATION

Posted on 8th April 2013
Director held responsible for structural collapse and resultant injury

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HSE INVESTIGATION INTO FALL UNCOVERS OTHER RISKS

Posted on 21st March 2013
Accident revealed failure to manage excavator and excavation dangers

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DEMOLITION FIRM FINED OVER FALLING STRUCTURE

Posted on 19th November 2012
CCTV captures moment excavator driver injured during cricket stand demo

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EXCAVATOR OPERATOR PROSECUTED OVER BUCKET ACCIDENT

Posted on 15th October 2012
Failure to check digger attachment security lands driver in court

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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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EXCAVATOR DRIVER AND EMPLOYER BOTH PROSECUTED

Posted on 4th October 2012
Parties failed to exclude persons from danger area and use bucket ‘safety pin’

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EXCAVATOR INCIDENT LEAVES TEENAGER DISABLED FOR LIFE

Posted on 30th March 2012
Demo contractor fined after crushing incident leads to amputation of arm

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FIRM FAILED ON REVERSING EXCAVATOR RISK

Posted on 8th March 2012
Smaller excavator could have been chosen to avoid reversing dangers

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DRIVER EJECTED THROUGH EXCAVATOR WINDOW

Posted on 24th January 2012
Contractor prosecuted after mobile plant struck bridge on M1 project 

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WORKMAN DIED DURING EXCAVATOR MAINTENANCE

Posted on 7th September 2011
Weight fell from machine frame during flawed dismantling operation 

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FINAL DEFENDANT SENTENCED OVER EXCAVATOR DEATH

Posted on 8th July 2011
Company failed to act upon HSE guidance on quick hitch safety precautions

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GIRDER STRUCK WORKER ON DEMOLITION PROJECT

Posted on 6th July 2011
Effective separation of people and excavators not achieved on demo site 

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DEATH CAUSED BY FAILURE TO INSERT QUICK HITCH PIN

Posted on 20th May 2011
Contractors and excavator operator prosecuted over quick hitch fatality

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PC AND CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER EXCAVATOR DEATH

Posted on 13th September 2010

Demolition worker died after being struck by excavator bucket 

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REVERSING EXCAVATOR CAUSES SERIOUS INJURIES

Posted on 24th March 2010
Building company partners fined after excavator runs over bricklayer

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WORKER DIED AFTER EXCAVATOR ACCIDENT

Posted on 12th February 2010
Council and driver fined after one-way system ignored in depot

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EXCAVATOR FATALITY AND PROSECUTION

Posted on 15th January 2010
Young workman died after being crushed by mini excavator

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MOBILE PLANT DRIVER PROSECUTION

Posted on 24th October 2008
Excavator operator prosecuted after pedestrian death

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