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Category: Workplace transport

Scrap metal firm in court over worker’s severe forklift injuries

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A scrap metal firm and its director have been fined after a Manchester worker suffered severe injuries to his left arm when it became stuck in a forklift truck.

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Firm fined for safety failings after worker fell from dumper truck

Thursday, January 28, 2016

A civil engineering company was fined after a worker fell from his dumper truck suffering a fracture to his spine.

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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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Worker killed whilst assisting a reversing lorry

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A company based in Whitchurch has been fined for safety failings after the death of an employee.

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Companies sentenced over worker injury

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

 Two companies have been fined after a worker suffered serious head injuries when he fell during loading operations.

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Worker injured from safety failings at concrete manufacturers

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

A company manufacturing precast concrete panels was fined after a worker was injured while loading freestanding concrete units onto a vehicle.

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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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Council road sweeper kills biker

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Sevenoaks District Council pleaded guilty to safety failings after a member of the public was killed when he collided with a road sweeper.

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Company fined and two directors get suspended prison sentence after 27-year-old killed by telehandler

Friday, December 11, 2015

A landscaping company and its two directors were sentenced after Russell Meech, a 27 year old landscape gardener was killed when he fell under the wheels of a telehandler.

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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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Pet food manufacturer fined after injury to teenage worker

Thursday, November 26, 2015

A Nottinghamshire pet food company has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured when a forklift truck he was driving overturned. 

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Worker suffered fatal crush injuries after being hit by lorry

Thursday, November 19, 2015

A commercial vehicle company was ordered to pay £212,500 in fines and costs after one of its workers was killed when a lorry travelling at less than 5km/h crushed him.

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First aid at work – training provision survey

Friday, November 13, 2015

The requirement for HSE to approve first aid training providers and qualifications was removed in October 2013. To help review the impact of this policy on business we are asking employers to answer a short online survey that should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. The information provided will be completely anonymous.

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Employee crushed under van during inspection

Thursday, November 12, 2015

A contract gardening company has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious crush injuries to his chest.

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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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Site and Transport Safety – London, 1 December 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous workplace activities. This HSL run 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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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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Construction firm sentenced after dumper truck topple

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A construction firm has been sentenced after a worker was injured when a 10 tonne dumper truck he was driving over turned and landed in an open excavation. 

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Woodworking firm fined over safety breach

Friday, October 16, 2015

A woodworking firm was fined for safety breaches after stacks of boards fell onto two employees and injured both of them.

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