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Category: Haulage

RR1078 – The use of vehicle structure in load securing on heavy goods vehicles

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This report assesses the legislation applicable to the transport of goods in the UK under both road traffic and health and safety at work legislation. It assesses the guidance available to operators and consignors and the methods of securing loads that are commonly-used at present.

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RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This report describes a multi-disciplinary, mixed-method approach to research on this topic, comprising both quantitative and qualitative analysis, undertaken to establish contributory factors to incidents and areas of concern when accessing or working on flatbed vehicles.

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HSG246 – Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock (Second edition)

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.

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Site and transport safety – London, 12 July 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

Course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Christmas Eve tragedy after man crushed by hydraulic ramp

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A general haulage company from Dumfries has been fined after the tragic death of a man who was crushed by a failed hydraulic ramp on Christmas Eve.

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Death of road worker prompts HSE warning to HGV drivers

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

HGV drivers are frequently putting lives at risk by not following basic safety procedures when coupling and uncoupling vehicles, the Health and Safety Executive warned today.

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Site and transport safety – London, 26 April 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risks in your business.

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Site and transport safety – Buxton, 22 March 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong.

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Runcorn firm sentenced after HGV crushes worker to death

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A Runcorn haulage firm has been ordered to pay £90,000 in fines and costs after an employee was crushed to death by a runaway lorry.

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Site and transport safety – Birmingham, 26 January 2016

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Three companies fined after worker lost his life

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Three companies have been fined for safety failings after a concrete panel fell from a lorry and killed a worker.

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Forklift collision injures worker

Thursday, November 5, 2015

An Essex haulage firm has been fined after an employee was struck by a forklift truck (FLT) driven by an untrained operative.

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RR1069 – Establishing direct and contributory factors to the uncontrolled movement of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) during coupling and uncoupling

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The aim of the research is to identify the direct and contributory factors to accidents occurring to HGV and shunter drivers during the coupling and/or uncoupling of the tractor and the trailer unit and to suggest the most appropriate way to tackle this issue.

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Logistics company fined after driver struck by falling pallet

Monday, November 2, 2015

A logistics company has been fined for safety failings after a driver was injured when he was hit by a pallet that fell from a fork lift truck. 

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Logistics company fined after man injured at work

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

A logistics company was fined £20,000 after a worker was hit by a fork-lift truck in a busy yard and suffered head injuries.

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Transport company fined after crate falls on worker

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

A transport company firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries when a crate fell on him whilst he was unloading crates from a container.

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Transport company in court over driver’s death

Friday, August 21, 2015

A Norfolk-based road transport company has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered life-changing injuries and later died following an incident in Broxbourne, Herts. 

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Company in court after worker crushed under forklift truck

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A Lincolnshire transport and storage firm has been prosecuted after a father-of-two died when a metal frame being loaded onto a lorry trailer fell on top of him.

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Haulage firm fined after driver injured

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A Bedfordshire haulage contractor has been sentenced for safety failings after a driver suffered serious injuries when he was catapulted from a powered access platform as he was unloading it from a heavy goods vehicle.

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Animal feed company fined £80,000 after death of worker

Friday, May 15, 2015

An animal feed company was fined £80,000 after one of its employees died when he was buried under tonnes of wheat being unloaded from a lorry.

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