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COLLAPSE OF PUMP SET TRAPPED WORKMAN

Posted on 18th February 2020
Unsafe system of work transferring from pallet to a raised platform

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UNSAFE USE OF SKIP LIFTER CAUSED FATALITY

Posted on 30th January 2020
Fork lift being lifted on to vehicle fell when winch wire failed under load

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WORKER FATALLY INJURED BY CONCRETE BEAM

Posted on 15th January 2020
Lifting operation not properly planned, managed and supervised

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REBAR FELL DURING TANDEM FLT LIFTING OP

Posted on 10th October 2019
Workman seriously injured during improperly planned and executed lift

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STEEL PIPE FALL TRIGGERS FREAK CAUSE OF DEATH

Posted on 16th September 2019
Wooden bearer sent flying by pipe struck workman on head

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MAJOR FIRM FINED £400k OVER LIFTING OPERATION

Posted on 28th July 2019
Fitter loses four fingers as load slides and falls to the ground

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UNSAFE LIFTING OPERATION TRAPPED WORKMAN

Posted on 12th July 2019
Sling failure and inadequate lifting plan resulted in leg amputation

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ENERGY BUSINESS FINED OVER LIFTING FATALITYo

Posted on 12th June 2019
Firm failed to train in lorry mounted crane remote control risk

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MAJOR FIRM FINED £800K OVER LIFTING ERRORS

Posted on 7th June 2019
Workman injured by falling heavy expanded polystyrene block

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EXCLUSION ZONE ABSENT DURING LIFTING OPERATIONo

Posted on 5th June 2019
Builder given prison term after timber falls on three year old girl

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WORKMAN INJURED WHEN STEEL FELL FROM FORKLIFT

Posted on 1st June 2019
Lifting not properly planned, supervised and carried out safely

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LOLER INSPECTIONS LATE AND RESULTS IGNORED

Posted on 31st May 2019
Granite supplier failed to inspect lifting equipment and take action

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HOME BUILDER FAILED TO MANAGE STEEL INSTALL

Posted on 20th May 2019
Workman struck by steel beam and seriously injured

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FORTH BRIDGE LIFTING OPERATION NOT PLANNED

Posted on 3rd December 2018
Major project PC failed to plan, supervise and carry out lift safely

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REBAR FELL FROM FLT IN UNSAFE LIFTING OPERATION

Posted on 7th November 2018
Multiple fractures caused by inappropriate use of fork lift

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POORLY PLANNED LIFT DISMANTLE INJURED WORKMAN

Posted on 1st November 2018
Counterweight or suspension rope struck worker in lift shaft

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RISK ASSESSED PRECAUTIONS NOT IMPLEMENTED

Posted on 7th September 2018
Action not paperwork essential to prevent fall during lifting operation

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POWER BUSINESSES FAILED ON LIFTING OPERATION

Posted on 31st August 2018
Panel fell on workman during turbine maintenance project

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FAILED TO SUPERVISE LIFT

Posted on 14th August 2018
Errors whilst lifting pre-cast concrete blocks fined £600,000

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PANEL STRUCK WORKMAN DURING LIFTING OPERATION

Posted on 21st May 2018
Third party contractor falls victim of poor lift planning

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FIRMS FINED £2M OVER FALLING PIPE FATALITY

Posted on 20th April 2018
Incorrect stacking of pipes triggered fall and crushing of workman

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METAL GRID FELL FROM FLT DURING PAINTING

Posted on 7th November 2017
Steel fabricator could have used sling to safely suspend grids

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