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CDM CLIENT AND CONTRACTORS FINED OVER £1.5M

Posted on 21st October 2016
Pedestrian died when hit by car in poorly managed roadworks

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UNSAFE USE OF ROAD ROLLER COSTS FIRM £70,000

Posted on 26th July 2016
Vibrating road roller slid down steep incline causing injury

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£1M FINE FOR MAJOR FIRM AFTER ROAD REPAIR DEATH

Posted on 28th January 2016
Lorry mounted crane jib swung causing fatal head injuries

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ROADWORKER STRUCK BY BUS DURING MINOR WORKS

Posted on 6th January 2016
Contractor failed to maintain safety zone or provide other controls

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EMPLOYER FAILED TO CHECK SYSTEMS FOLLOWED

Posted on 11th January 2015
Death of traffic officer exposed supervisory inadequacies

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LITTER PICKER STRUCK BY PASSING VEHICLE

Posted on 29th September 2014
Council prosecuted over failure to vehicle spot risk to litter picker 

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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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ROAD USER PROSECUTED OVER ROAD WORKER DEATH

Posted on 8th April 2014
Driver charged with causing death by dangerous driving

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MAJOR ROADS FIRM FAILED TO MANAGE PUBLIC RISK

Posted on 10th November 2013
Motorcyclist left paralysed after collision with traffic signs

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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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MAJOR CONTRACTORS APPEAL CONVICTION OVER ROAD DEATH

Posted on 22nd February 2013
Unsuitable roadworks traffic management triggered fatal collision

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FINED £1/4m OVER DEATH OF SURVEYOR

Posted on 21st March 2012
Reversing lorry ran over surveyor as alarm overwhelmed by other sounds

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TWO MAJOR CONTRACTORS FINED OVER MOTORWAY DEATH

Posted on 31st July 2011
Engineer fell to his death from motorway embankment during maintenance work

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LORRY DRIVER JAILED FOR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT DEATH

Posted on 24th March 2011
Death of TM workman ends in three year sentence for lorry driver

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POLICE PROSECUTION BOOSTS AUTHORITY OF TRAFFIC OFFICERS

Posted on 14th March 2011
Driver fined for ignoring the directions of a Highways Agency traffic officer

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DRIVER FACES POSSIBLE JAIL OVER ROAD WORKER DEATH

Posted on 7th March 2011
Student admits guilt in causing death of construction worker repairing sign

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GAS COMPANY FINED FOR UNSAFE ROADWORKS

Posted on 19th November 2010
Dangerously placed metal plate over road trench ‘flipped’ car and driver

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TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT CONTRACTOR PROSECUTED

Posted on 21st October 2010
Workman struck by vehicle and died collecting traffic cones on motorway

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ROAD PAVING OPERATION ENDS IN AMPUTATION

Posted on 26th July 2010
Delivery driver trapped foot whilst standing in for paver operator 

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FAILED MOTORCYCLIST

Posted on 20th September 2009
Firm fined after traffic management inadequacies injure biker

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PROSECUTION FOLLOWS ROADWORKS DEATH

Posted on 13th February 2009
Lack of warning signs results in fatal injury on Northern Ireland road

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