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Category: Workplace transport

Firm fined after worker injured at waste site

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

A Staffordshire environmental waste company has been fined after an employee was crushed by a reversing vehicle.

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Port berth operator fined after worker’s legs amputated

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

A berth operator at an Essex Port has been fined £20,000 for safety failings after an employee had both legs amputated after they were crushed by a cargo container.

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Council fined after subcontractor suffers severe crush injuries

Monday, July 30, 2012

Dumfries and Galloway Council has been fined after a subcontractor suffered severe crush injuries when a tar tipper lorry reversed into a paver machine he was driving while carrying out road repairs.

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RR924 – Load security on double-deck trailers

Monday, July 16, 2012

This research has considered good practice in the safe use of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) with more than one load bed and has identified measures that operators can take to reduce the risks inherent in using double-deck trailers.

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Haulage and distribution – Falls from car transporters

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Falls from car transporters, often from the upper decks, can result in death or serious injuries. Serious accidents often involve people falling more than 2 metres over the edges. Lower falls occur, including through openings in the decking and from ladders.

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Council fined after pensioner killed by reversing bin lorry

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Bassetlaw District Council has been fined after a member of the public was killed by a reversing bin lorry.

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Transport firm fined over worker’s head injuries

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A Suffolk haulage operator has been prosecuted after one of its workers suffered a fractured skull as he tried to recover a 17-tonne abandoned excavator.

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Waste 18: Hand sorting of recyclables (‘totting’) with vehicle assistance

Thursday, June 14, 2012

This guidance has been revised and updated. It aims to help resolve workplace transport problems and, in particular, prevent accidents to pedestrians involved in totting activities at waste and recycling facilities

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Falls from vehicles – What are the risks?

Monday, June 11, 2012

Many falls from vehicles occur during loading and unloading – you don’t have to fall far to land hard. this page give you further information on where these risk are.

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Forklift driver’s lucky escape at Hemel warehouse

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

A forklift truck driver could have been seriously injured or even killed when the vehicle he was operating overturned at a warehouse in Hemel Hempstead, a court has been told.

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Multinational recycling firm prosecuted over worker’s death

Friday, June 1, 2012

Recycling company SITA UK Ltd has been fined £200,000 after a 21-year-old employee died from head injuries at its paper baling site in Tipton.

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Feed firm is fined for driver’s injuries in lorry fall

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

A Devon firm has been prosecuted after a driver suffered severe injuries when he fell from the top of a lorry onto a concrete floor while removing the cover from his load at a Wiltshire feed mill.

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Air transport – Managing key risks

Thursday, May 24, 2012

How to manage the risks from: Aircraft turnaround, assisting disabled passengers, baggage handling, musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) and Working at height.

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Agriculture – Tractors and farm vehicles

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The law says vehicles (tractors, farm vehicles and workplace transport) should be able to move around safely, be properly maintained and operators should be adequately trained. this page outlines what you need to do and what you need to know.

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Woodworking – Health and safety in sawmills

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

For many years, the sawmill industry had a poor safety record with very high rates of fatal and major accidents. Things are now much improved due to the combined efforts of industry, HSE and plant & equipment suppliers. However, sawmilling remains a high risk business with a major injury rate that is over two and […]

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Dumper truck breaks worker’s foot

Monday, May 14, 2012

A Northamptonshire construction company has been fined after a six-tonne dumper truck ran over a worker’s foot.

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Recycling firm fined after worker crushed to death

Monday, May 14, 2012

An Ystrad Mynach recycling firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a yard foreman was crushed to death.

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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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