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quarry accidents

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20 January 2011 | SHE

Owner of Stanley’s Quarry prosecuted and fined after falling stone breaks worker’s leg in two places

25 November 2010 | SHE

RESCUE services had to be called to Lafarge Aggregates’ Mountsorrel Quarry, in Leicestershire, last month following an incident in which a quarry worker became buried up to his waist in rocks...

29 July 2010 | SHE

HUMBERSIDE Aggregates and Excavations Ltd, of North Cave, East Yorkshire, have been fined £30,000 after a 30-tonne wheel loader vehicle overturned and slid almost 16ft down a sand stockpile.

29 July 2010 | SHE

JOHN Wainwright & Co Ltd have been fined £10,000 and ordered to pay £8,015 in costs after a worker’s foot was crushed under a paving machine, resulting in the subsequent amputation of the...

17 June 2010 | SHE

TWO men are in hospital with serious burn injuries following an explosion at Tarmac Ltd’s Stancombe Quarry, near Bristol, on Monday afternoon.

03 June 2010 | SHE

THE parents of two teenage boys killed in separate quarry accidents are backing this year’s Mineral Products Association (MPA) ‘Stay Safe’ campaign to prevent similar tragedies involving thrill-...