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Category: Workplace transport

Volvo sentenced for worker fall

Monday, December 5, 2016

The national truck, bus and plant division of Volvo has been fined £900,000 after one of their workers fell and suffered head injuries.

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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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Construction company fined after worker losses both legs

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Cornish construction company has been fined after their worker had to have both legs amputated, around the knee, after being crushed by a dumper truck.

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Delivery firm fined after worker loses leg

Friday, September 23, 2016

A Buckinghamshire delivery firm has been fined after a driver suffered life changing injuries when he was hit by a reversing fork-lift truck.

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Site and Transport Safety – HSL Buxton, 15 September 2016

Monday, August 22, 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 risk in your business.

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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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Company dismantling HGV fined for safety failings

Friday, July 29, 2016

A North Lincolnshire company has been fined after a worker was injured whilst dismantling a HGV tipper lorry.

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Worker trapped by three tonne road roller

Friday, July 22, 2016

An exhibitions and displays company has been fined for safety breaches after a labourer was crushed by a road roller.

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Cargo handling company fined for safety failings after worker injured

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A cargo handling company based in Aberdeen has been fined after a worker suffered serious injury.

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Wear helmets on quad bikes, pleads farm safety chief

Monday, June 20, 2016

An agriculture safety chief has urged farmers not to ignore simple life-saving advice to wear helmets when riding quad bikes.

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Worker fatally crushed by refuse collection vehicle – firms fined £815,000

Friday, June 10, 2016

Two companies were fined a total of £815,000 after a worker and father-to-be was crushed to death in Lancashire by a refuse collection vehicle.

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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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Motor vehicle repair company fined after work experience student crushed by vehicle

Thursday, June 9, 2016

A motor vehicle repair company was fined after a 27 year old man gaining work experience at the garage, was crushed to death by a vehicle.

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Worker crushed between two vehicles

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A waste management and plant hire company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was fatally crushed between two vehicles while refuelling.

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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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Royal Mail fined after worker suffered injuries

Thursday, May 19, 2016

AMENDED: The Royal Mail Group Limited has been fined £50,000 after a worker’s foot was run over by a reach truck in a bundling warehouse.

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Body manufacturing firm fined after workers crushed between vehicles

Monday, May 16, 2016

A vehicle body manufacturing company in Stoke-on-Trent has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were crushed between a moving vehicle and stationary vehicles.

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Company fined after agency worker seriously injured

Friday, May 6, 2016

A Suffolk cargo handling company has been fined £100,000 after an employee suffered serious injury when a sheet of marble weighing one tonne fell on him. 

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Worker injured when skip loader overturned

Thursday, May 5, 2016

A Cambridge construction firm has been fined after a skip loader overturned injuring a worker.

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