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Category: Workplace transport

Load Safety Initiative – how to secure loads on vehicles safely

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Unsafe loads on vehicles injure more than 1,200 people a year and cost UK businesses millions of pounds in damaged goods.

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Major company fined £185,000 after truck runs over worker

Monday, February 15, 2010

A major UK construction company has been fined £185,000 after an Oldham worker suffered life-threatening injuries when he was run over by a reversing truck.

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RR777 – A review of workplace transport safety and HSE commissioned work on manual handling and delivery of goods

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

This report presents the results of a literature review in the areas of workplace transport safety and manual handling and delivery of goods.

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HSE calls for careful driving in depots

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

HSE is warning both employers and drivers about the consequences of not taking reasonable care for the safety of others after a council employee was killed.

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Construction Infonet – January 2010

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Construction Infonet is a free e-Bulletin from HSE for the construction industry, this issue: The notification of conventional tower cranes regulations 2010 – guidance for dutyholders, Bogus letter – corporate manslaughter…

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RR776 – Assessing the effectiveness of the Workplace Transport Route Map

Monday, February 8, 2010

This report describes a study to assess whether the workplace transport ‘Route Map’ is an effective tool to help users manage workplace transport risks.

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Construction firm fined after worker injures skull

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

A York-based construction company has today been fined £20,000 after one of its mobile elevating work platforms overturned, seriously injuring a worker and putting the public at risk.

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Load Safety – How to secure loads safely

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Securing loads safely is good for business – product is delivered intact and on time. To secure a load safely you need to make sure

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Load Safety – planning load handling

Friday, January 29, 2010

Unsafe loads on vehicles injure more than 1,200 people a year and cost UK businesses millions of pounds in damaged goods.

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Load safety initiative

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Unsafe loads on vehicles injure more than 1,200 people a year and cost UK businesses millions of pounds in damaged goods.

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Vehicle spot checks drive new load safety campaign

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Spot checks on hundreds of vehicles will take place in the coming weeks in support of a new drive to ensure that loads are being transported securely.

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£80,000 fine following young man’s crush death

Friday, January 15, 2010

A Wales construction company has been fined after one of its employees had his head crushed at a site in Gloucestershire.

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Company fined £4,500 after telehandler overturns injuring worker

Friday, January 8, 2010

A construction company from Gateshead has today been ordered to pay £4,500 after one of its workers was seriously injured when a forklift truck telehandler he was operating overturned.

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International firm fined £35,000 after worker is thrown from vehicle

Monday, December 21, 2009

A worldwide courier company has been fined £35,000 after a worker broke his leg at a distribution centre in Bedfordshire.

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Bus company fined £400,000 after man is crushed to death

Friday, December 18, 2009

A major bus company has been fined after one of its employees died after being crushed at a bus garage in Uxbridge, Hillingdon.

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Vehicles at work – ebulletin

Friday, December 18, 2009

Latest eBulletin out now – this issue: Joint inspections of loads in 2010, falls from vehicles, risk assessments…

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Cotswold farm company fined £65,000 after crush death

Friday, December 11, 2009

An organic farm has been prosecuted by HSE following the death of one of its employees.

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Free workplace transport leaflets

Thursday, December 10, 2009

These are a series of information sheets covering different aspects of workplace transport, such as barriers, parking, height restrictions,  reversing…

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Company fined following death of worker

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

A company has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive after an employee was hit and killed by a reversing telehandler at a construction site in Aylesbury.

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South West businesses urged to cut deaths and injuries caused by lorries

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

HSE is launching a new campaign in Devon and Cornwall to reduce the number of people killed and injured by delivery vehicles in the two counties.

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