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News from CCA 'Work-Related Death Monitoring Project'

14 construction workers have been killed in the last six weeks according to research by the CCA's 'Work-Related Death Monitoring Project'.

This is an unusually high level of deaths

The CCA is the only non-governmental organisation in Britain monitoring work-related deaths in England and Wales.

In 2001/2 there were deaths of 79 construction workers

In 2000/1 there were deaths of 105 construction workers

Date of Death Name of Deceased Age Circumstances
11 May Mark Walker 32 Electrocuted while working for Daubney Services Ltd at Millburn Gate House, Durham.
5 May Keith Jones 46 Died following a fall from height on a site in Leominster, Herefordshire.
2 May Shane Neil - Crushed to death by a forklift truck while working for Wellwood Roofing Services at the Building Research Establishment (BRE), Bedford.
1 May Paul Ross 29 Died following a fall at the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) job in Grays, Essex.
29 April Jack Towey 59 Run over by a skip lorry at a construction works on the A13, Barking, Essex.
29 April George Rogers 62 He was killed when thrown from a dumper truck in Salisbury.
29 April Slawmir Kocon - He was killed when he was hit by a chimney flue in Northwood, near Hillingdon.
26 April Ronald Wilson 62 He was killed when a crane fell on him near the A50 in Staffordshire.
17 April Andrew Thomas He was killed while delivering plasterboard to a site in Caldercott, South Wales.
16 April Brian Gibson 50 He was run over and killed by moving plant while working for MJ Gleeson at Leeds University.
11 April Danny Leighton 30 He died following a scaffold tower collapse at Cossington, Leicestershire.
10 April John Doran 54 He died when he was buried in a trench collapse while working for MJ O’Connor Ltd in Gwent.
8 April Daniel Dennis 17 He fell through a roof light in N Wales
31 March Michael Davis 65 He died days before retiring when he fell from a roof Morden, S London

For Further Information contact the Health and Safety Executive on : 0207 717 6700

CCA contact details: 020 7 490 4494

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