Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - ROADWORKS - Category

SAFE2TORCH – REDUCING FLAT ROOF FIRE RISK

Posted on 8th September 2017
Industry body seeks to reduce ‘torch’ triggered fires at design stage

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CDM REGULATIONS 2015: TEMPORARY WORKS PD GUIDE

Posted on 12th January 2017
New industry guidance for CDM project Principal Designers

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CIVILS INDUSTRY PLANS TO STOP & MAKE A CHANGE

Posted on 29th November 2016
First ever National stand-down event set for April 2017

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INCIDENT: ROADWORKER STRUCK BY VEHICLE

Posted on 24th November 2016
Young construction worker taken to intensive care unit

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MP CONCERN OVER ‘ALL LANE RUNNING’ MOTORWAYS

Posted on 5th July 2016
Transport Committee finds removal of hard shoulder presents risk to all

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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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MANAGING ILL-HEALTH: PAVING, ROADS & HIGHWAYS

Posted on 12th November 2015
New guidance prepared by APS, ICE and others

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FATALITY: WORKER DIES ON M3 ROADWORKS

Posted on 28th July 2015
Death from serious injuries suffered in the roadworks

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FATALITY: ROADWORKER DIES ON MAJOR ROAD

Posted on 22nd January 2015
Workman crushed by HGV ‘maintenance vehicle’ during overnight works

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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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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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INCIDENT: ROADWORKERS SERIOUSLY INJURED ON M25

Posted on 4th November 2013
Major incident on M25 after lorry overturned in roadworks

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UPDATED GUIDE ON SAFE STREET AND ROAD WORKS

Posted on 25th October 2013
DfT publishes updated safety code ‘Red Book’

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HIGHWAYS AGENCY ROAD WORKER ‘SAFETY WEEK’

Posted on 22nd October 2013
Eight road worker deaths in three years prompt HA campaign

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FATALITY: RUNAWAY TARMAC LORRY

Posted on 9th September 2013
Member of the public dies during road surfacing operations

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FATALITY: TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT WORKER

Posted on 16th August 2013
Collision with car whilst working on TM on ‘A’ road

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HIGWAYS AGENCY PLEA ON ROADWORKER SAFETY

Posted on 17th June 2013
Motorists urged to drive safely to cut death and injury toll

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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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ROADWORKS SAFETY CAMPAIGN TO CUT WORKER DEATHS

Posted on 8th April 2013
Powerful video drives home need for safe travel through roadworks

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FATALITY: HIGHWAY WORKERS INVOLVED IN COLLISION

Posted on 7th February 2013
Road repairs team struck by van on dual carriageway

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HA URGES RESPECT FOR ROADWORKER SAFETY

Posted on 25th January 2013
CEO calls for action to reduce toll of roadworker death and injury

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FATALITIES: ROADWORKER DIES ON KENT ROAD

Posted on 9th October 2012
Kent Police and HSE investigating after a road worker fatally injured

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FATALITY: ROAD ROLLER CRUSHING

Posted on 15th August 2012
Workman crushed after falling into path of moving road rolling vehicle 

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FATALITY: WORKER DIES IN COLLISION WITH BICYCLE

Posted on 10th August 2012
Head injuries prove fatal after cyclist collides with highways worker

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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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FATALITY: ROAD WORKER TRAPPED

Posted on 13th April 2012
Workman died after becoming trapped between excavator and road roller

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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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MANAGING PAVING, ROAD AND HIGHWAYS HEALTH RISKS

Posted on 21st October 2011
HSE seek working group members to improve health through supply chain

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FATALITY: CONTRACTOR STRUCK ON LONDON STREET

Posted on 14th October 2011
Utilities worker died whilst working for water company near ‘manhole’

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ROAD DEATHS AND CASUALTIES FALL DRAMATICALLY

Posted on 29th September 2011
Deaths on the road tumble by 17% in 2010 despite small fall in traffic levels

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ROADWORKER SAFETY ON MOTORWAYS AND HIGH SPEED ROADS

Posted on 26th September 2011
Review of current guidance suggests time up for crossing motorways on foot 

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DRIVER AWARENESS OF ROADWORKER SAFETY IMPROVES

Posted on 10th September 2011
Motorists urged to drive safely through roadworks to cut death and injury toll

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INNOVATIVE PERSONAL HAZARD WARNING DEVICE

Posted on 22nd August 2011
Helmet mounted buzzer warns of static or moving construction site hazards 

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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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TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FATALITY ON MOTORWAY

Posted on 20th August 2010
Workman dies during placing signs on westbound M4 at Hungerford

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DUAL CARRAIGEWAY DEATH CROWN COURT TRIAL

Posted on 11th August 2010
Waste management firm on trial over the death of a young road cleaner

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ROADWORKER STRUCK BY CAR AND SERIOUSLY INJURED

Posted on 3rd August 2010
White lining workman hit by passing vehicle and driver arrested

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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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ROADWORKS FATALITY POLICE APPEAL

Posted on 29th June 2010
Young road worker suffers fatal injuries on A1

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ROADWORKS TUNNEL FATALITY PROSECUTION

Posted on 3rd March 2010
Companies committed to crown court after motorway worker death

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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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STOLEN VAN CAUSES HIGHWAY WORKER DEATH

Posted on 18th February 2010
Contractor dies as vehicle hits barrier and bursts into flames

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DRIVER AND ROAD WORKER SAFETY

Posted on 5th February 2010
Highways Agency urges drivers to “Respect Our Road Workers”

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MOTORWAY DEATH BLAMED ON CONTRACTOR

Posted on 15th December 2009
Poor traffic management led to fatal accident and prosecution

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STREETWORKS FATALITY DURING SIGN REPAIRS

Posted on 16th September 2009
Workmen killed and colleague seriously injured during streetworks

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TOP CUTTING MACHINE SAFETY ALERT

Posted on 24th August 2009
Fatality prompts HSE to issue warning on use of safety devices

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DRIVERS WARNED OVER ROADWORKS ABUSE

Posted on 7th August 2009
Highways Agency (HA) and Police crack down on reckless drivers

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WORKER ARRESTED AFTER DEATH OF COLLEAGUE

Posted on 2nd August 2009
Death during resurfacing work prompts police arrest of roadworker

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CIVIL ENGINEERS REPORT IMPROVED SAFETY

Posted on 29th July 2009
CECA report accidents on member sites at all-time low

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