Three years ago Swansea man Darren Small was struck by a forklift truck and died. In this video, his mother Barbara and his sister Kelly talk about Darren’s death and the effect it’s had on their family and the wider community.
Category: Workplace transport
A Nuneaton recycling company has been prosecuted by HSE after an 18-year-old employee was pinned to the ground by a forklift truck.
A Llanelli-based automotive manufacturer has been fined £400,000 after an employee died on the day he was to take voluntary redundancy.
Preventing falls during off-loading of vehicles. Background, a multi storey car park was constructed on the Olympic Park. The structure involved the delivery, unloading and placing of hundreds of items of steelwork and precast concrete floor slabs by tower crane.
HSE has put together some ‘before-and-after’ interactive case studies to help you think and talk about vehicle safety in the workplace.
A Yeovil vehicle repair and sales company has today been prosecuted after one of its workers fell from a cage balanced on a fork lift truck.
A Huntly-based haulage partnership has been fined £8,000 for health and safety failures at its site in Stirling.
The footage shows in stark form how humans react when called upon to manage a known serious risk i.e. a significant gasoline spillage.
A Lincolnshire food company which packs vegetables for supermarkets has been fined £15,000 after a worker ended up in hospital when hit by a falling crate.
A partner in a Nottingham construction firm has been fined after a sub-contractor suffered permanent leg injuries when falling under a telehandler.
HSE’s docks website has been re-launched as “Health and safety in ports”. The new website has been updated to provide improved navigation and easier access to guidance on the main causes of injury and illness in ports.
A recycling company has been fined £200,000 after a machine overturned and the loading bucket hit a man at a site in Minster, Kent.
A 10-year-old equipment fault at a stationery supply firm saw a worker sustain serious injuries after he was caught between a reversing lorry and a loading platform.
A Buckinghamshire engineering company has been fined £30,000 after a worker was crushed to death at its premises.
An employer has been fined after a 14-year-old boy was injured when he overturned a dumper truck on a construction site.
A leading homebuilder and one of its construction plant operators have been fined £14,500 after an incident on a site in Banbury left one man dead and two others severely injured.
A Durham company has been fined £120,000 at Grimsby Crown Court after safety failings led to the death of a man at its coal processing plant in Immingham.
A recycling company has appeared in court after one of its workers suffered broken ribs when he was forced onto a metal conveyor belt in Preston.
A Rochdale engineering company has been fined after a two-tonne piece of machinery fell onto a labourer, leaving him with multiple fractures.
A quarry operator was today fined £30,000 after a 30-tonne wheel loader vehicle overturned and slid almost 16ft down a sand stockpile.