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Safety Notice – Death prompts telehandler warning

Following a recent fatal accident in Scotland HSE is warning all users of telescopic variable reach trucks, commonly known as telehandlers, of the danger of not replacing broken windows on these machines.

This Safety Notice is issued after a 36-year-old man was killed whilst operating a telehandler. It is suspected that the man was leaning through the broken right side window aperture, when he was crushed and fatally injured by the descending boom.

View safety notice ‘Death prompts telehandler warning’