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Category: Workplace transport

Print firm fined after worker hurt in lorry incident

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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.

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Company fined after man crushed by truck

Monday, December 13, 2010

A Buckinghamshire engineering company has been fined £30,000 after a worker was crushed to death at its premises.

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Contractor fined after boy injured on construction site

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

An employer has been fined after a 14-year-old boy was injured when he overturned a dumper truck on a construction site.

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Homebuilder fined after forklift crush death

Monday, November 22, 2010

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.

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Company fined after death of Doncaster worker at Immingham

Friday, October 29, 2010

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.

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Recycling firm prosecuted over Preston worker’s injuries

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

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.

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Rochdale firm in court after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday, October 8, 2010

A Rochdale engineering company has been fined after a two-tonne piece of machinery fell onto a labourer, leaving him with multiple fractures.

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Quarry firm fined after worker plunge in 30-tonne wheel loader

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

A quarry operator was today fined £30,000 after a 30-tonne wheel loader vehicle overturned and slid almost 16ft down a sand stockpile.

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Worker loses lower leg after paving machine crush

Thursday, July 22, 2010

A Somerset construction firm has today been fined £10,000 after a worker’s foot was crushed under a paving machine – and he had to have his lower leg amputated.

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Pirelli fined after Carlisle worker injured by forklift truck

Friday, July 16, 2010

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli has been fined £9,000 after a worker suffered a broken leg when he was hit by a forklift truck at the company’s Carlisle factory.

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Company fined after worker hit by fork-lift truck

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

A company has been prosecuted for health and safety failings after an employee was struck by a reversing fork-lift truck at its depot in Stevenage.

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Recycling firm in court after worker loses leg under truck

Monday, June 21, 2010

A Cheshire recycling company has been fined £10,000 after a worker lost part of his leg when he was crushed by an 18-tonne truck.

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Manager fined after 17-year-old trainee is injured

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The manager of a diving company has today been fined £2,500 for health and safety breaches that led to a teenage trainee fracturing his ankle at work.

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American Airlines fined after ground worker loses leg

Friday, June 4, 2010

American Airlines has today been fined £70,000 after one of its workers had to have his leg amputated following an incident at Heathrow Airport.

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Lack of traffic control leaves worker injured

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

A vehicle hire company, from Hampshire has been fined £5,000 after a worker was hit by a moving vehicle in West London.

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Council prosecuted after dumper truck overturned

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Bridgend County Borough Council has been fined for an incident that saw a driver injured after his dumper truck overturned.

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Waste management firm fined after driver killed at Northamptonshire landfill site

Monday, May 24, 2010

A waste management and recycling company has been fined after a driver was killed at a Northamptonshire landfill site.

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Workplace transport campaign – phase 2 coming soon

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Phase 2 of the ‘Load safety campaign is coming soon, subscribe to the workplace transport eBulletin to find out more.

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Safety Notice – Rollover risk associated with the use of road vehicles in off-road applications in quarries

Monday, May 10, 2010

The use of any vehicle at a quarry will generally involve a risk of the vehicle overturning. Quarry edge protection should be designed to overturn a vehicle in order to arrest its progress if all other systems have failed.

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Myth: You don’t need to secure your load if you’re just driving down the road

Thursday, May 6, 2010

The reality: If not properly secured, vehicle loads can become unsafe, even over a short distance. Loads that haven’t been

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