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Road worker death prompts HSE warning to HGV drivers

27/05/2016

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned HGV drivers to follow basic safety procedures when coupling and uncoupling vehicles, following the death of a road worker in January 2015.

£1m fine for Balfour Beatty after road worker killed

27/01/2016

Balfour Beatty has been fined £1 million after a road worker was killed whilst repairing a central reservation barrier that had been damaged in a road traffic collision.

Firm fined after road worker hit by bus

06/01/2016

A company contracted to lay a pipe under a road surface has been fined after a court heard it failed to keep and maintain a safe place of work, resulting in injury to an operative who was hit by a bus.

Huge fine for council after car park barrier tragedy

14/09/2015

North Lincolnshire Council has been fined £160,000 after a man died when his car drove into a horizontal swing barrier gate to a car park at a sports ground.

Firms sentenced after road worker loses arm

26/03/2015

Three road construction firms have been ordered to pay more than £400,000 after a road worker lost his arm during a surfacing job in Hertfordshire.

Crown Censure issued to Highways Agency after traffic officer’s death

12/01/2015

The Highways Agency has been issued with a Crown Censure – the equivalent of a criminal prosecution – for safety failings after an experienced traffic officer was struck and killed by a car that went out of control on the M25.

Utilities worker crushed by telehandler

15/12/2014

Civils contractor Complete Utilities Ltd has been prosecuted after an employee was crushed to death at work.

Utility company fined for worker death

09/12/2014

Thames Water has been fined £300,000 after employee Raymond Holmes was killed by a reversing excavator at a treatment works in Walthamstow.

Road marking lorry explodes on resurfacing job

10/10/2014

A roadworker suffered burns when a vehicle carrying gas-heated cauldrons exploded in Bristol.

Road worker injured after being struck by car

25/09/2014

Manchester City Council has been fined £15,000 after a road worker was struck by a car whilst litter picking on a city road.

HSE backs guidance designed to keep road workers safe

13/08/2014

Guidance aimed at keeping road workers safe has received the backing of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

M25 worker crushed to death by reversing bulldozer

14/07/2014

Slough-based J McArdle Contracts Ltd and a bulldozer operator have been fined after a worker was run over and killed while working on the M25 widening project.

Worker paralysed in gritter fall

10/06/2014

A Glasgow company has been fined after a worker was left paralysed from the neck down when he fell around three metres from the top of a gritter.

Motorcyclist paralysed after collision with misplaced traffic signs

11/11/2013

Wolverhampton-based road maintenance firm Carillion AM Government has been fined £180,000 after a motorcyclist was left paralysed following a collision with traffic signs.

Contractor prosecuted after road worker loses leg

30/05/2013

A Staffordshire contractor has been fined after a road worker had to have his lower leg amputated after slipping into an unguarded slurry mixer.

Council fined after street light shock

17/12/2012

A local authority has been fined after a worker suffered burns to his wrist, leg and groin and singed his facial hair while removing a lamp post in Radcliffe last summer.

Dumper truck runs over road worker's foot

15/05/2012

A Northamptonshire contractor has been fined after a six-tonne dumper truck ran over a worker’s foot.

Sign maker hit with safety fine

27/10/2011

A South Tyneside highways sign specialist has been prosecuted for putting workers’ health at risk by exposing them to known hazardous fumes.

Maintenance worker drops streetlight on toddler

22/09/2011

A Volker Highways maintenance worker has been fined after a toddler was injured by part of a falling streetlight in Hackney.

Huge fine after roadworker death

04/08/2011

Birse and Serco have been fined a total of £300,000 after a roadworker died from a 12m fall while working over the M5 motorway, near Clevedon.

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