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Category: Workplace transport

Agriculture video case study – Farmers’ stories: transport

Monday, June 13, 2011

Twenty one year old Andrew Pursey was crushed to death between two tractors while working on the family farm in Herefordshire.

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London 2012 case studies – Improving Pedestrian Safety

Monday, May 9, 2011

The movement of plant, vehicles and pedestrians presents a significant hazard on larger projects. Sites must be organised so that pedestrians and vehicles can move around safely. The routes around the site need to be suitable for the people and vehicles using them.

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Chard company fined after fork lift injury

Friday, May 6, 2011

A metal engineering company based in Chard Junction, Metaltech Precision Ltd, has been fined after one of its workers suffered serious injuries when a forklift truck tipped over trapping his leg under the load.

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RR862 – Safe transport of roll cages

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

This report seeks to give an overview of current practice, legislation and guidance and identify the problems associated with transporting roll cages.

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Bucks company and mechanic fined after forklift death

Thursday, April 28, 2011

A Bucks plant hire company and one of its mechanics have been fined after a forklift truck overturned, killing the driver.

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Waste company fined £250,000 after member of the public dies

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

A waste company has been fined £250,000 after a bin lorry ran over and killed a member of the public.

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Agriculture video case studies – ATV quad bikes ‘Mark’s story’

Monday, April 4, 2011

Mark Mather lay desperately hurt, alone and unable to summon help on the family farm in Wooler, Northumberland, when a loaded shotgun went off at close range into his leg.

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Harwich company fined after worker hit by fork-lift truck

Thursday, March 31, 2011

A food processing company has been prosecuted for safety failings after an employee broke his leg when he was struck by a fork-lift truck at a Harwich factory.

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Lorry driver killed by falling steel gates

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A lorry driver was killed when he was hit by steel gates falling off his vehicle as it was unloaded by a forklift truck.

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Video – HSE forklift truck death prosecution

Monday, March 28, 2011

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.

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Nuneaton firm sentenced after teenager injured by forklift

Monday, March 21, 2011

A Nuneaton recycling company has been prosecuted by HSE after an 18-year-old employee was pinned to the ground by a forklift truck.

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Llanelli company fined £400,000 after employee dies at work

Friday, March 18, 2011

A Llanelli-based automotive manufacturer has been fined £400,000 after an employee died on the day he was to take voluntary redundancy.

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London 2012 – vehicles case study

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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.

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Vehicles at work – Interactive case studies

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

HSE has put together some ‘before-and-after’ interactive case studies to help you think and talk about vehicle safety in the workplace.

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Worker fell from cage balanced on fork lift truck

Thursday, March 3, 2011

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.

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Haulage partnership fined after safety breaches

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

A Huntly-based haulage partnership has been fined £8,000 for health and safety failures at its site in Stirling.

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Human factors at play during a large gasoline spillage – case study

Monday, February 7, 2011

The footage shows in stark form how humans react when called upon to manage a known serious risk i.e. a significant gasoline spillage.

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Food firm fined after worker hospitalised

Thursday, February 3, 2011

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.

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Construction boss fined after sub-contractor suffers appalling leg injuries

Monday, January 24, 2011

A partner in a Nottingham construction firm has been fined after a sub-contractor suffered permanent leg injuries when falling under a telehandler.

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HSE launches new health and safety in ports website

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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.

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