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Concrete pumping company fined for poor plant maintenance

A Hertfordshire concrete pumping company has been fined after members of the public and a police car were sprayed with concrete when a delivery pipe ruptured.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted London Concrete Pumping Limited over poorly maintained equipment leading to the incid…

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Two firms fined for Telford incident

Two companies have been fined for safety failings after an employee lost three fingers and part of his thumb.

The 37-year-old man had been working with another employee for O'Neill Concrete Pumping Ltd. to pump concrete into a garden in Wrockwardine, Telford, on 27 February 2010.

When the job …

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Seven survive concrete collapse at John Moores University

Seven construction workers were lucky to survive when more than 250 tonnes of wet concrete collapsed at Liverpool John Moores University, a court has been told.

Two companies have been fined a total of £100,000 over the incident, which occurred during the construction of an atrium for a new A…

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