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DRIVER DIED WHEN CRUSHED BETWEEN VEHICLES

Posted on 10th October 2017
Firm failed to follow industry guidance on coupling and uncoupling

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SAFE SYSTEM DEVISED BUT NOT IMPLEMENTED

Posted on 18th July 2017
Workman injured by goods falling from double-decked trailer

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MAJOR UK FIRMS FAILED ON VEHICLE MANAGEMENT

Posted on 9th May 2017
Worker struck and injured when towed trolley and load overturned

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT FOUND LACKING

Posted on 27th March 2017
Fatal dumper truck incident caused by inadequate ‘oversight’

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SYSTEM FOR REVERSING VEHICLES FOUND WANTING

Posted on 27th February 2017
Site operator held accountable for death of HGV owner driver

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VEHICLE OVERTURNED INTO EXCAVATION AT DOCKS

Posted on 23rd February 2017
Workforce at risk for days during the course of excavation works

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NETWORK RAIL FAILED TO PROVIDE PLACE OF SAFETY

Posted on 15th January 2017
Planning of track maintenance work fell below legal standards

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CALL FOR WORKPLACE DRINK DRIVING LAW

Posted on 16th December 2016
Family urge change in law after death of child on ‘private’ work site

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DRIVER FAILURE TO SECURE OUTRIGGER CAUSED DEATH

Posted on 6th October 2016
Lorry driver jailed after young mother died at roadside

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HUGE FINE IMPOSED ON MAJOR HOMES DEVELOPER

Posted on 20th September 2016
Site foreman seriously injured when struck by bulk mortar carrier

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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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PLANT HIRE FIRM FINED OVER CRUSHING FATALITY

Posted on 3rd June 2016
Workman died trapped between lorry and road sweeping vehicle

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HSE URGE HGV DRIVERS TO APPLY ‘COUPLING’ RULES

Posted on 3rd June 2016
Road worker died when trapped between trailer and driving unit

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MATERIAL SUPPLIER FINED £2M OVER CUSTOMER DEATH

Posted on 6th May 2016
Member of public visiting premises crushed by company vehicle

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FIRMS OWN CCTV REVEALED CATALOGUE OF DANGERS

Posted on 3rd March 2016
Young workman crushed by loading shovel at waste plant

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‘DERISORY’ FINE AFTER DEATH REFLECTS MEANS

Posted on 28th January 2016
Workman died whilst assisting a reversing lorry

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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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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FINED OVER RAIL DEATH

Posted on 13th January 2016
Firm failed to close railway line during maintenance work

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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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DIRECTOR PROSECUTED OVER ROAD ROLLER DEATH

Posted on 1st January 2016
Workman crushed by roller when seat became detached from vehicle

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FALL FROM TRAILER WHILST LOADING PRECAST UNITS

Posted on 1st January 2016
Lifting attachment knocked workman from rear of vehicle

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER: FIRM FINED £700,000

Posted on 31st December 2015
Mobile crane hire company sentenced over death of driver

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CRANE FIRM GUILTY OF CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 1st December 2015
Brakes on mobile crane found to be in “shocking condition”

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL OF CRANE FIRM

Posted on 2nd November 2015
Driver died when 125-tonne vehicle careered down hill

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MINI DIGGER PULLED OVER BUILDING EDGE

Posted on 3rd July 2015
Demo firm fined over fatal fall of plant and operator from building

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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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HISTORY OF ENFORCEMENT ENDS IN CROWN COURT

Posted on 11th February 2015
Blasé attitude towards the well-being of construction workers

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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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SCAFFOLD CONTRACTOR FINED OVER FATALITY

Posted on 28th October 2014
Deceased fork lift driver received 20 minutes training

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DEMOLITION EXCLUSION ZONES OPEN FOR COMMENT

Posted on 6th August 2014
NFDC seek feedback on Guidance Note now available online

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REVERSING DOZER CLAIMED LIFE OF ROADWORKER

Posted on 14th July 2014
Prison sentence for driver and fine for liquidated contractor

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LORRY DRIVER CRUSHED IN HAULAGE YARD

Posted on 25th June 2014
Vehicles and pedestrians unable to move safely around premises

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FIRM FINED OVER FALL FROM TRAILER BED

Posted on 25th June 2014
Driver lost footing stepping down and fell to the ground

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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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DELIVERY DRIVER FELL COLLECTING PALLET OF BRICKS

Posted on 6th May 2014
Sheeting required despite lack of fall prevention measures

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REVERSING VAN CLAIMS LIFE OF PEDESTRIAN

Posted on 8th March 2014
Firm sentenced over failure to separate vehicles and people

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EXCLUSION ZONE COULD HAVE PREVENTED TIPPER DEATH

Posted on 12th February 2014
Tipper truck overturned during off-loading of limestone

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CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER PROSECUTION

Posted on 3rd February 2014
Company and director plead guilty to CMCH and HSW Act charges

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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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VIDEO RECORDS SITE VISITORS’ ‘BRUSH’ WITH DEATH

Posted on 11th November 2013
Prosecution and video highlight visitor control on work premises

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DESIGNERS FINED OVER AIRPORT CROSSING RISK

Posted on 18th October 2013
Rare prosecution under CDM 2007 designer regulation

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REVERSING TIPPER TRUCK STRUCK GROUNDWORKER

Posted on 9th September 2013
Prosecution follows failure to segregate workers and moving vehicles

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HIGH FINE AND ALERT FOLLOWS SKIP LORRY DEATH

Posted on 10th June 2013
‘Mis-hooked’ skip triggered vehicle overturn and fatality

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MASSIVE FINES FOLLOW CONCRETE PRODUCTS SITE DEATH

Posted on 24th April 2013
Haulier and major concrete firm accountable for site vehicle fatality

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ROAD HAULIER FOUND GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 22nd April 2013
Failure to deploy outriggers on lorry triggered death of workman

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WASTE COMPANY PROSECUTED OVER FALL FROM VEHICLE RISK

Posted on 25th October 2012
Tipper driver fell from HGV whilst fixing auto-sheeting safety device

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LACK OF LORRY REVERSING CAMERAS PUTS COUNCIL IN COURT

Posted on 8th August 2012
Risk assessment requiring visibility aids not implemented on highways tipper
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OVERTURNING LORRY CLAIMED LIFE OF MINI DIGGER OPERATOR

Posted on 15th May 2012
Principal contractor and contractor prosecuted over unsafe materials handling 

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UNLOADING STEEL FROM VEHICLE ENDED IN TRAGEDY

Posted on 24th January 2012
Driver crushed between load and vehicle during delivery operation using FLT

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INQUEST: WORKMAN STRUCK BY REVERSING VEHICLE

Posted on 24th January 2012
Jury hears of precautions required to manage vehicles on shop project 

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