Archive for the ‘Construction deaths’ category

Worker killed after dumper overturned in Essex

3 October 2016 - Accidents in constuction, Construction deaths - admin - 3 Comments

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A construction worker has been killed on a Rose Builders site in Manningtree Essex the man believed to be in his thirties was killed after a dumper truck overturned, the accident happened on Monday afternoon. Witnesses told ITV News Anglia that an air ambulance landed at the site where Rose Homes is building 150 houses. An East […]

Worker falls 5.5 meters to his death through skylight

28 July 2016 - Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on Worker falls 5.5 meters to his death through skylight

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A company which manufactures signage and displays for high street retailer was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker fell to his death through a roof light. Richard Perry, 32, was working with a colleague covering roof lights with blackout vinyl in June 2014 at Whiteghyll Plastics Ltd. This was in an attempt to […]

43 construction workers died in UK last year

6 July 2016 - Accidents in constuction, Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on 43 construction workers died in UK last year

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Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today has been revealed that Forty three workers died in construction, the same as the average for the previous five years. The long term trend has seen the rate of fatalities more than halve over the last 20 years. However, provisional figures […]

Worker killed after fall through skylight on roof

3 July 2016 - Accidents in constuction, Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on Worker killed after fall through skylight on roof

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Two companies based in Northamptonshire have been fined after a worker died following a fall through a roof. Northampton Crown Court heard how an employee of A-Lift Crane Hire Limited, who had been hired by Premier Roofing Systems Limited to provide them with a crane to lift roofing sheets onto a factory roof at Virani […]

Man dies after dumper truck injury on David Wilson Homes site

1 June 2016 - Accidents in constuction, Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on Man dies after dumper truck injury on David Wilson Homes site

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A Chippenham man has died after being injured by a dumper truck in Cirencester east Gloucestershire. The 29-year-old construction worker, who has been named as Shaun Carter, is understood to have died after falling off the vehicle at the construction by Kingshill Lane, next to Corinium Via estate, yesterday afternoon at about 4pm. Paramedics Police […]

Worker dies in fall from roof

5 May 2016 - Accidents in constuction, Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on Worker dies in fall from roof

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A Birmingham maintenance company has been fined after a worker died as a result of falling from the roof of a five-storey building. Birmingham Crown Court heard how H20 Plumbing Services Limited were contracted to carry out repairs to two motor rooms situated on the roof of a building on Hagley Road, Birmingham. Two workers […]

Didcot new joint statement released by HSE and Thames Valley Police

16 March 2016 - Construction collapse, Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on Didcot new joint statement released by HSE and Thames Valley Police

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“RWE has today presented a plan to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Thames Valley Police (TVP) to commence work on the collapsed debris, ready to recover the missing men. “Starting today, large equipment and people will be arriving on site to start work to enable the recovery operation to resume at the weekend, […]

8 die after construction workers accidentally trigger fire extinguishers

13 March 2016 - Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on 8 die after construction workers accidentally trigger fire extinguishers

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It has been reported that 8 bank workers have died after construction workers accidental trigger fire extinguishers in the basement of a multinational bank in Bangkok. Reports are that the indecent released fire extinguishing chemicals into the basement of one of Thailand’s largest banks the Siam Commercial Bank’s headquarters in Bangkok. The accident occurred Sunday night during […]

Scaffolding firm in court after worker’s roof fall

14 February 2016 - Accidents in constuction, Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on Scaffolding firm in court after worker’s roof fall

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Hemel Hempstead Scaffolding Limited has been fined after a worker suffered life changing injuries when he fell from the roof of a barn. Stewart Thomas from Hemel Hempstead, 31 at the time of the incident, was carrying out scaffolding work in preparation for the installation of solar panels on a barn roof at Gaddesden Home […]

Bricklayer dies after pack of bricks crushed him

1 February 2016 - Construction deaths - admin - Comments Off on Bricklayer dies after pack of bricks crushed him

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A Cheshire construction company has been prosecuted following a fatal accident in 2011 at a site in Wimslow. Liverpool Crown Court heard that Edgemere Projects Ltd of Tarporley, Cheshire, was the main contractor at a construction site in Wilmslow when on 7 January 2011, Andrew Dytiche aged 23, sustained fatal crush injuries when a pack […]


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