Category Archives: Safety News

Man dies in accident at a Banburyshire farm | Banbury Guardian

Thames Valley Police confirmed today that officers attended the incident between 4.25pm – 4.45pm yesterday afternoon (Thursday).

Thames Valley Air Ambulance and several fire appliances rushed to the scene, understood to be at Lower Barn Farm.

A police spokesman said: “This was an incident of an unexplained death of a man aged in his forties. Officers attended at around 4.45pm along with ambulance and fire services.”

via Man dies in accident at a Banburyshire farm | Banbury Guardian.

Bow crane collapse: Live updates as crane topples onto home in East London – MyLondon

London Fire Brigade are at the scene of an incident in Bow, where a crane has collapsed onto at least one building.

London Fire Brigade received 14 999 calls about the incident, and are urging people to avoid the area around Gale Street where the collapse seems to have happened at about 3pm.

Firefighters are working at the scene to free people trapped in a home damaged in the collapse. LFB confirmed that the 20m crane had fallen onto a terraced house.

Footage from the scene shows one building covered in scaffolding with the crane crushing it, while another building’s roof has caved in after apparently being hit by the fallen crane.

Workmen can be seen standing among the wreckage of the crane.

via Bow crane collapse: Live updates as crane topples onto home in East London – MyLondon.