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Category: Workplace transport

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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Latest news and information on agriculture in a free eBulletin – Subscribe now

Monday, April 19, 2010

Keep up to date with the latest news and information on agriculture via a free regular email bulletin, or an RSS feed.

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Buckinghamshire company fined £280,000 following death

Monday, April 19, 2010

A Buckinghamshire-based waste disposal company has been fined after a member of the public was crushed to death at the Civic Amenity site in Newbury.

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Metal company fined after forklift truck runs over worker

Monday, April 19, 2010

An international metal-processing company has been fined £12,500 after one of its workers was run over by a forklift truck in Bolton.

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Corus fined £240,000 after lorry driver crushed by three tonnes of steel

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Multinational steelmaker Corus has been fined £240,000 after a lorry driver was crushed to death at its site in Staffordshire. The firm was prosecuted by HSE after three tonnes of steel plates fell on 22-year-old Netherton man, Ross Beddow, at the firm’s base in Wombourne. View press release ‘Corus fined £240,000 after lorry driver crushed […]

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Leeds city council fined for high voltage shock

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

A high voltage shock that endangered the life of a lorry driver and exploded the tyres of a tipper truck has today resulted in a £10,500 fine for Leeds City Council.

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Kent construction employer found guilty after death of employee

Thursday, March 25, 2010

A West Kent construction employer has been found guilty of health and safety breaches following the death of an employee.

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Building company fined after digger runs over worker

Thursday, March 25, 2010

An East Yorkshire building company was today (24 March) prosecuted by HSE after a construction worker suffered serous injuries when he was run over by a digger.

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Company and director fined after worker falls to death from statue

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

A neon-sign manufacturer and its director have been fined a total of £12,000 after a worker was killed when he fell from the city’s Albert Memorial statue.

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Death prompts telehandler warning

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Workers are being warned not to operate telehandlers if the right-hand side window is missing or broken, following a fatal incident.

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Keep your workplace “safe and sound” – practical help and guidance

Monday, March 15, 2010

Find out how you can improve the involvement of workers to keep your workplace “safe and sound”.

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Royal Mail fined over employee death

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Royal Mail have been fined £90,000 after admitting to health and safety breaches following the death of an employee who was crushed by a reversing HGV.

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Risk of vehicles falling from two-post vehicle lifts

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

This circular alerts Enforcing Authorities to the risks of vehicles falling from 2-post lifts in motor vehicle repair facilities and outlines the key precautions for safe

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Workplace transport – Load Safety campaign

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The Load Safety campaign continues – sign up for the vehicles at work free eBulletin for the latest news and updates.

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Rotherham council and contractor fined after employee killed by reversing truck

Monday, March 1, 2010

Family hopes lessons will be learned after “horrific” loss. Rotherham Council was today fined £75,000 after an employee was killed by a reversing truck.

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