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10Feb94 UK: HSE STUDIES BARRIERS AFTER TRUCK PLUNGE.

Safety inspectors are investigating whether the barriers around a 23 m deep shaft were adequate after last week's dump truck plunge at Heathrow Airport which left the driver with a fractured skull.The 15 tonne truck, loaded with earth from the newly excavated shaft, came off a site road above the shaft and crashed through the safety barrier.Kevin Lavelle, 32, was trapped in the truck for two hours and is now recovering in the Royal Free Hospital in north London.On Tuesday a hospital ...

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