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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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PROSECUTION: REVERSING LORRY INCIDENT IN DEPOT

Posted on 27th November 2011
Logistics firm fined after workman crushed between reversing lorry and wall

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OVERTURNING FORKLIFT INCIDENT CAPTURED ON CCTV

Posted on 15th June 2011
Trainee electrician suffered severe injuries when fork lift toppled

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NETWORK RAIL FINED £3 MILLION OVER POTTERS BAR CRASH

Posted on 15th May 2011
Infrastructure controller procedures and guidance failed to secure safety   

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PLANT FIRM AND MECHANIC PROSECUTED OVER DEATH

Posted on 6th May 2011
Failure to properly modify fork lift braking system caused overturn

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REVERSING VEHICLE FATALITY PROSECUTION

Posted on 27th April 2011
Defective CCTV and inoperable reversing alarm caused death of pedestrian

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LOADER UNDER REPAIR FATALLY INJURED PLANT FITTER

Posted on 20th April 2011
Loss of hydraulic pressure caused fatal fall of loader arm crushing workman

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WORKMAN DIED WHEN LOAD FELL DURING UNLOADING

Posted on 30th March 2011
Steel gates fell from lorry during confusion over required system of work

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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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POTTERS BAR RAIL CRASH PROSECUTIONS UPDATE

Posted on 22nd February 2011
Network rail accept guilt whilst Jarvis await decision on prosecution

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H&S MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PROVED INEFFECTIVE

Posted on 16th December 2010
Longstanding fault in loading dock ended in crushing of workman

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BANKSMAN DIED DURING VEHICLE REVERSING OPERATION

Posted on 14th December 2010
Proper training required when relying on banksman during reversing

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CONCRETE LORRY CRUSHES PASSENGER TRAIN

Posted on 6th November 2010
Vehicle crashes through ‘safe’ bridge barrier onto busy commuter train below

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NATIONAL WASTE COMPANY PROSECUTED OVER ROAD DEATH

Posted on 6th October 2010
Firm fined £1/4m after roadside worker struck by passing vehicle on busy road

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HAULIER FAILED TO COMMUNICATE VITAL INFORMATION

Posted on 26th August 2010

Workman brain damaged after machine falls from lorry during unloading

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LOADER DRIVER STRUCK BY OWN VEHICLE BUCKET

Posted on 1st March 2010
Water firm fined after faulty safety device put operator in intensive care

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ROAD SURFACING REVERSING TRUCK TRAGEDY

Posted on 1st March 2010
Council and contractor fined after fatal reversing of surfacing truck

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COMPANY FAILED TO CONTROL REVERSING VEHICLES

Posted on 15th February 2010
Lorry reversing struck and seriously injured construction worker

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MANAGING WORKPLACE TRANSPORT

Posted on 29th December 2009
Management and maintenance failures fined £400k following death

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FAILURE TO USE PROPER EQUIPMENT

Posted on 25th September 2009
Fall of heavy component during assembly reveals system failure

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PROSECUTION MOVING LOADS SAFELY

Posted on 30th January 2009
Security of loads should not rely on friction alone 

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PROSECUTION WORKPLACE TRANSPORT

Posted on 8th January 2009
Reversing lorry leads to death of teenager 

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