Cheshire Demolition and Excavation Contractors had provided a scissor lift for the demolition of a derelict nightclub in Alderley Edge but had removed the machine from the site before the incident on 15 November 2016. The operatives, who had no other means of accessing the upper storey of the building, had climbed into a pick bin, which was lifted by an excavator.When the bin suddenly released from the excavator's arm, the men fell onto a pile of bricks and rubble. One operative sustained a broken back and the other a fractured skull.
Since the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations came into effect in 2005, employers have faced over 10,000 claims for Vibration White Finger and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – the result of a failure to adequately assess workers’ vibration risk. And despite the availability of numerous devices for monitoring vibration exposure, hundreds of new claims flood in every year.
The incident happened at Whitechapel station in east London in the early hours of 4 June 2016 when Balfour Beatty Rail and LUL were working in a joint enterprise arrangement called Track Partnership renewing track on the Metropolitan Line. Track Partnership had scheduled weekend ballast replacement work at Liverpool Street and Aldgate East stations, using seven RRVs at each site. The 14 machines, which are used for lifting, digging and levelling track, moved in convoy from West Ham sidings to the stations.
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), which launched an investigation into the incident at Walton Lifestyles in Walton-on-the-Naze in November 2016, identified a failure in the council's system for managing the risk of legionella. Colchester Magistrates' Court was told that the regular user of the centre's facilities, fell seriously ill and was taken to hospital where he remained for 18 days. He was diagnosed with Legionnaires' Disease, sepsis, pneumonia and chronic kidney failure.
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Twenty-six-year-old Kevin Hoare was attempting to clear a blockage when the incident happened at a housing development on Cranbrook Road, Wimbledon on 13 February 2017. Hoare, who had only joined Anytime McDaids two months earlier, was not being supervised and had not been provided with adequate training.
Nylacast worker Tarsem Singh died of a heart attack in hospital on 16 April 2016, a day after he sustained the strike, which was the equivalent to the force of eight tonnes, The Leicester Mercury reported.A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found that the 52-year-old employee was in the process of removing the plastic component from a casting machine when the incident happened at the firm's Thurmaston Boulevard site in Leicester.
Lyndon Perks sustained multiple injuries and died at the scene following the incident, which took place at the port's east gate off Mineral Quay Road at Immingham Docks, North East Lincolnshire, on 9 September 2015.The ICTS (UK) employed security guard had approached the articulated vehicle as it entered the port, which is operated by Associated British Ports (ABP), on its way to the DFDS Seaways warehouse. The 50-year-old was not visible to the driver, either on his approach to the HGV or as he walked in front of it and was dragged under the lorry.