Two London companies have been ordered to pay nearly £110,000 in fines and costs after a lorry driver sustained life-changing injuries when he fell down a processing chute at a waste recycling plant.
Category: Workplace transport
A skip company has been fined for safety breaches at its West Bromwich site where an employee had been killed when he was run over by a 13-tonne shovel loader.
Two North East firms have been fined after a worker suffered serious head injuries when the fork of a forklift truck struck him on the forehead.
The owner of a Norfolk aggregate site has been prosecuted for failing to complete a suitable and sufficient risk assessment for moving rail wagons without a locomotive.
A bottling firm in Chorley has appeared in court after one of its employees was injured while being lifted on the prongs on a forklift truck.
A well-known autocentre chain has been sentenced for safety failings after a worker was struck by a reversing transit van at its depot in Acocks Green, Birmingham.
An employee suffered leg injuries when a reversing forklift truck struck him while working at a cardboard factory.
A Shropshire concrete firm has been prosecuted after a worker suffered serious leg injuries when he was hit by a forklift truck.
A demolition firm has appeared in court after part of a stand collapsed onto an excavator driver at Old Trafford Cricket Ground.
A Mitcham rubbish clearance and skip company has been fined for ignoring safety warnings, leaving staff working on a site in Croydon at risk.
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A worker unloading scaffold materials from a flatbed lorry was thrown from the vehicle and hit by its load of boards and tubes when it overturned a court was told today (12 October).
A building maintenance firm has been sentenced after one of its employees lost a leg when he was run over by a cherry picker at a nuclear site in Cumbria.
A construction company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was run over by a seven tonne digger in Mansfield.
An Aberdeenshire haulage firm has been fined after a driver was severely injured when he was knocked to the ground and run over by a tractor unit of a Heavy Goods Vehicle.
Council employees, agency workers and passers-by narrowly avoided electrocution or injury on two separate occasions when vehicles collecting recycled material struck overhead power lines, a court heard today.
A Stoke firm, which designs and manufactures trailers for commercial vehicles, has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured when he was crushed underneath a lorry when the tuck-away tail-lift closed on him.
A recycling firm, which ignored warnings about safety at its plant in Warrington, has been sentenced after a worker was struck by a forklift truck.
A Skelmersdale firm which makes outdoor shelters has appeared in court after an employee lost parts of three fingers when his hand became trapped in a forklift truck.
Two companies have been fined after a man was killed when he drove a specialist machine into an unprotected pit in a factory floor.