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Category: Workplace transport

Leicestershire firms fined after death of worker

Friday, May 11, 2012

Two Leicestershire companies have been fined after a worker was killed when a lorry overturned onto his vehicle.

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Yeovil construction company prosecuted after worker hit by fork lift truck

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A Yeovil construction company has been fined after a subcontracted worker suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a fork lift truck.

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NAPO in…Safe moves – DVD

Thursday, May 3, 2012

This film shows NAPO using fork-lift trucks and other forms of internal and external workplace transport. The film is about effective organisation and management and how senior managers need to plan, implement and monitor, assess risks and take appropriate action.

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Firm fined after worker’s fall from forklift

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A North Devon farming business has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker fractured his skull falling from the prong of a forklift truck at an animal feed mill.

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Steel firm in court over employee’s injuries

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A Preston steel firm has appeared in court after a working platform slid off the forks of a forklift truck and struck one of its employees.

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Farming partnership fined after two workers severely injured

Thursday, April 26, 2012

A Montrose farming partnership has been fined after two agricultural workers were severely injured when a telescopic handler went out of control, fell down a steep bank and came to rest at the top of a cliff.

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Packaging company fined after worker hit by lorry

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Corrugated Case Company Ltd has been fined after an employee was seriously injured by a heavy goods vehicle at its site on Pilsley Road in Danesmoor, Chesterfield.

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Worksop man fined after death of worker

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

A Worksop man has been fined after an employee was crushed to death when a tractor overturned and landed on him.

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Construction firm fined after worker’s narrow escape

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

A construction worker defied death after falling four metres from the cage of a 20-tonnes cherry-picker into the path of a moving bus, which then pushed him another 15 metres along the Euston Road.

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Workers’ injuries lead to fines for two Derbyshire companies

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Two companies have been fined following separate incidents at a Derbyshire lead smelting works. The first happened on 19 August 2009 when an employee suffered severe burns following an explosion at the site. The second incident happened on 7 May 2010 when an employee of Key Engineering (Chesterfield) Ltd was investigating a fault on an […]

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Worker’s leg amputated following forklift incident

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A Cardiff-based cargo company has been fined after a lorry driver had part of his leg amputated after being struck by a reversing forklift truck.

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Firm fined after driver impaled on steel tube

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A Darlington engineering firm was today fined after a delivery driver was seriously injured when a steel bar penetrated his chest.

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Recycling company prosecuted after worker’s foot is crushed

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A recycling company has been fined after a teenager with a promising career in motocross had his foot broken by a 16-tonne machine.

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Mersey shipbuilding firm sentenced over welder death

Thursday, March 22, 2012

A Merseyside shipbuilding firm has been fined £120,000 over the death of a welder who became trapped while driving a forklift truck.

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Company failed surveyor killed by reversing lorry

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A leading engineering and construction company has been fined £250,000 for safety failings after a surveyor was killed by a reversing lorry during work to widen the M25 near Dartford.

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Two Leeds firms in court over worker’s crush injuries

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A construction worker had both legs broken when a 22-tonne excavator reversed over him on a building site in Leeds, a court has heard.

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DVD – NAPO in…Safe moves

Thursday, March 1, 2012

This film shows the animated character NAPO using fork-lift trucks and other forms of internal and external workplace transport. It includes scenes about site safety, people safety, vehicle safety, maintenance, visibility, reversing and loading/unloading.

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Yorkshire trailer firm fined £100,000 over driver’s death

Monday, February 27, 2012

A worker died when a six-metre steel machine landed on top of him after it was dislodged from overhead brackets at a factory in East Yorkshire.

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RR906 – Collision and injury criteria when working with collaborative robots

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

This study explores the safety, reliability and evidence for the force limits defined by the draft TS 15066, and of the methods for testing them. It also addressed whether the proposed approach in the draft TS 15066 is likely to adequately protect people from the risks.

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Vehicles at work – Interactive case studies

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

HSE has put together some ‘before-and-after’ interactive case studies to help you think and talk about vehicle safety in the workplace. They are all based on events that our inspectors have reported.

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