Tower Cranes Collapses in Liverpool Crane collapse in Liverpool 28.01.2007 On Monday 15 January 2007 a tower crane collapsed at a site at Colquitt Street. As a result of the accident one person was tragically killed and the driver of the crane was seriously injured. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) attended the site on the same day and a joint investigation into the accident is now ongoing which is being lead by Merseyside Police. It is not yet known whether the principal contractors and crane operators ensured that the crane was erected, operated and maintained in accordance with the advice given by the HSE in their safety alert issued on 17 October 2006. The HSE have served a Prohibition Notice on Falcom Crane Hire Ltd, the company who supplied the crane, to take out of service all tower cranes in their fleet which have not been subject to a thorough examination by an independent competent person.If you or anyone you know has been affected by this accident or a similar accident please contact the Group Action team at Irwin Mitchell Solicitors for initial free advice. Press contact James Clarke Press Officer +44 (0)161 838 3169 Email James Related articles 19.06.2018The New Tax Evasion Facilitation Offence 19.06.2018Legal Challenge To Inadequate Care ‘A Wake-Up Call To The NHS’ 18.06.2018Family Of Former College Cleaner Appealing To Ex-Colleagues For Help Following Cancer Death 18.06.2018Family Law Team Ranked Number One 18.06.2018London Drives UK Tourism But Other Regions Attracting Attention 18.06.2018Omnichannel And Experiential 'Key To Retail's Future Success'