lift accident

Five-year-old killed in lift: Catalogue of failures responsible

Alexys Brown got into the lift to get her brother’s phone from upstairs. She put her head through a hole in the vision panel and as the lift moved upward, the five-year-old’s head got stuck between the lift and the ground floor ceiling. Read More

Two companies fined after worker seriously injured by lift

Examination of the lift by the HSE’s specialist inspectors found that it was most likely Mr Samson was struck by the lift’s falling counterweight and/or falling lift suspension ropes. Read More

Inquest begins into death of health and safety expert who fell down lift shaft

Inquest into death of health and safety expert who fell down lift shaft. Read More

Council in court after schoolgirl seriously injured in lift shaft fall

City of Edinburgh Council has been fined after a schoolgirl was seriously injured when she fell more than five metres down a lift shaft and into a basement as teachers attempted to free her from a broken down lift. Read More

Tesco fined after employee loses toes in accident

Tesco Maintenance Ltd has been fined £80,000 after an employee lost the toes on his right foot following a lift accident. Read More

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