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Safety Alert: Accident during drainage works

The gang were placing the 750mm diameter concrete stub pipe using a 13t excavator to lift and place the pipe, the sling slipped, causing the stub pipe to spring out of the female end of the main pipe, rocking the stub back onto the spigot of the pipe and into the manhole where the operative was stood, forcing him against the inside of the manhole ring, hitting him on the stomach and right hand.

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