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Category: Workplace transport

Brothers fined after farmworker run over by tractor

Thursday, December 22, 2011

A farmworker was severely injured after he was run over by a tractor which had a faulty handbrake.

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INDG378: Safe use of skip loaders

Friday, December 9, 2011

This leaflet identifies the safety precautions that can be used when loading skips. It covers the safe use of skip loaders and provides a brief checklist of some important things you can do to protect yourself and others.

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Companies fined after Arsenal stadium injury

Friday, November 25, 2011

Three construction companies were fined after a worker helping build Arsenal’s Ashburton Grove stadium was injured so badly, his leg had to be amputated.

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Firm fined after reversing lorry crushes worker

Thursday, November 24, 2011

A Dartford firm has been fined after an employee was seriously injured when he was crushed by a reversing lorry at the KBC Logistics depot in Askews Farm Road, Grays in Essex.

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Company fined after worker’s finger amputated

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A modular building company has been fined after a worker was left with permanent injuries when a lifting operation went wrong.

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Scottish salmon farming company fined after worker drowns

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A salmon farming company has been fined £70,000 after a worker drowned in Loch Heather, on the Isle of Lewis.

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Industrial waste firm in court after forklift hits worker

Friday, November 4, 2011

A Trafford firm, which treats industrial waste, has appeared in court after one of its employees suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a forklift truck.

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Vehicle recovery firm fined for breaking prohibition notice

Friday, November 4, 2011

A Barking-based vehicle recovery business has been fined for using a forklift truck after being served with a Prohibition Notice preventing its use.

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RR893 – Load security on rigid-sided lorries

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The project seeks to establish good practice for securing loads on rigid-sided lorries across various industry sectors. Good practice in this case is defined as those methods that are the most practical, involve the least risk of loads becoming unstable or falling, least risk to the operator/driver, and are practicable.

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Exeter firm fined over worker’s injury

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

A visiting worker suffered severe leg injuries when he was hit by a reversing telehandler vehicle at a waste transfer site near Exeter.

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Dorset manufacturing firm fined after worker injured

Monday, October 17, 2011

A Dorset manufacturing firm was today fined after a lorry delivery driver was run over by a fork lift truck.

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Lorry driver fined after worker crushed in brick clamp

Friday, October 14, 2011

An experienced lorry loader operator from Radstock, Somerset has been fined after another worker was crushed in the brick clamp of the lorry loader, leaving him with serious internal injuries

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HSE consultation on the revision of HS(G) 195, ‘A guide to health, safety and welfare at music and similar events’

Friday, October 14, 2011

HSE has been working closely with Local Authorities and members of the events industry to revise the HS(G) 195 guidance, ‘A guide to health, safety & welfare at music and similar events’. Please submit comments by Friday, 11 November 2011.

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Firm fined after worker hit by forklift

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A Lincolnshire farming company has been fined after a worker was hit by a forklift truck. Agency worker Algis Jevsejevas, 45, fractured his left leg in the incident at CW Dobbs and Son’s premises near Spalding on 21 October 2010.

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Farmers encouraged to attend Cheshire safety event

Friday, October 7, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Macclesfield to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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Farmers flock to attend safety event in East Yorkshire

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Farmers are queuing up to attend free safety events in Burton Constable to help them get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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Farmers encouraged to attend Lancaster safety event

Monday, October 3, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Lancaster to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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County Durham firm fined after worker struck by waste vehicle

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A County Durham waste and recycling company has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when a vehicle reversed into him.

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Fine over Livingston worker’s forklift injuries accident

Monday, August 22, 2011

A Livingston-based construction supply company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he was run over twice by a forklift truck.

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Meat plant worker killed by forklift

Thursday, August 18, 2011

A Livingston firm has been fined £100,000 after a worker was killed when he was hit by a forklift truck so badly loaded its driver could not see him.

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