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Published Thu, Aug 25th 2011 Back to Articles

HSE asked by Coroner to look at breakdown equipment

The HSE is to be asked by a Coroner to look at the requirement for longer jump leads or alternative equipment to enable breakdown and recovery personnel to operate more safely.

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The HSE is to be asked by a Coroner to look at the requirement for longer jump leads or alternative equipment to enable breakdown and recovery personnel to operate more safely.

The recommendations come following the inquest into the death in 2008 of a 58 year old breakdown industry worker who was killed on the road near Ringwood, Hampshire, when a passing motorist hit the vehicle he was working on.

He was positioned between his breakdown vehicle and the vehicle he was working on in order to apply jump leads and he could not place his vehicle in the preferred position some way behind the car he was working on.

A verdict of unlawful killing was arrived at.

 

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Kirstie Colledge
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