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HSE alert over cherry picker safety

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder The HSE has issued an alert over cherry picker safety following an investigation into seven deaths where operators were crushed. The alert advises hirers and owners that simple covers over operator controls are not sufficient precaution against crushing when working below fixed structures like steelwork and roofing. In five of the accidents to be placed under scrutiny the operator was crushed between an overhead obstruction and a cover or shroud fitted over the controls [...]