INCIDENT ALERT

 
INCIDENT TIME: Out of hours weekend/bank holiday DATE: 22/03/2012
COUNTY: Gloucestershire LOCATION: Rural
INCIDENT No: 00002  
 
Shorncote Quarry
INCIDENT DETAILS
Criminals accessed the site with a vehicle across adjoining land and by cutting the perimeter fencing. The electricity sub-station was broken into and power was disabled. Ground cables to pumps in the limestone and de-watering areas were then exposed and it is believed attached to the vehicle and dragged out of the ground. Replacement and installation of new cables £8k
POLICE REACTION
Police attended site with a forensics team
HEALTH AND SAFETY IMPLICATIONS
Electrocution
LEARNING POINTS
Frequency of perimeter security checks increased Discussions held with neighbouring landowner on access issue and site security of adjoining land.
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