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Company failed surveyor killed by reversing lorry

23-03-2012

A leading engineering and construction company has been fined £250,000 for safety failings after a surveyor was killed by a reversing lorry during work to widen the M25 near Dartford.

Richard Caddock, 38, from Bexleyheath, London, was talking on a mobile phone and could not hear the approaching …

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Lorry driver fined after worker crushed in brick clamp

18-10-2011

An experienced lorry loader operator from Radstock, Somerset has been fined after another worker was crushed in the brick clamp of the lorry loader, leaving him with serious internal injuries.

Yeovil Magistrates' Court heard how, on 18 November 2010, Mark Pratten, 53, a lorry loader operator work…

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Man injured by un-manned lorry in High Wycombe

20-05-2011

Bucks Free Press reports that a man was attaching a trailer to the parked cab when it rolled forward and struck him. The man was air-lifted to Wycombe Hospital but has since been transferred to Stoke Mandeville. His injuries are described as life threatening.

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