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Category: Workplace transport

Firm fined after worker hit by forklift

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A Lincolnshire farming company has been fined after a worker was hit by a forklift truck. Agency worker Algis Jevsejevas, 45, fractured his left leg in the incident at CW Dobbs and Son’s premises near Spalding on 21 October 2010.

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Farmers encouraged to attend Cheshire safety event

Friday, October 7, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Macclesfield to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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Farmers flock to attend safety event in East Yorkshire

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Farmers are queuing up to attend free safety events in Burton Constable to help them get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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Farmers encouraged to attend Lancaster safety event

Monday, October 3, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Lancaster to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

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County Durham firm fined after worker struck by waste vehicle

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A County Durham waste and recycling company has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when a vehicle reversed into him.

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Fine over Livingston worker’s forklift injuries accident

Monday, August 22, 2011

A Livingston-based construction supply company has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he was run over twice by a forklift truck.

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Meat plant worker killed by forklift

Thursday, August 18, 2011

A Livingston firm has been fined £100,000 after a worker was killed when he was hit by a forklift truck so badly loaded its driver could not see him.

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Worker crushed between two skips

Monday, August 15, 2011

An Ayr recycling company was fined £80,000 after a worker was severely injured when he was crushed between two skips.

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Burton brewery fined after man hit by forklift truck

Thursday, August 4, 2011

A Burton-on-Trent brewery has been sentenced after a delivery driver was hit by a forklift truck while on site.

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Parcel firm fined £150,000 after lorry reverses into worker’s head

Monday, August 1, 2011

Tufnells Parcels Express Ltd has been fined £150,000 and ordered to pay £19,000 in court costs after an employee was seriously injured when his skull was crushed by a reversing lorry at the company’s depot in West Horndon nr Brentwood, Essex.

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Council fined after crane jib brings down overhead power line

Monday, July 25, 2011

Northumberland County Council has been fined after one of its drivers had a narrow escape when a crane jib on the back of his lorry hit a 20,000 volt overhead power line at one of its depots.

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Somerset farm owner fined after telehandler crush

Thursday, July 21, 2011

An elderly farm owner has been fined after the telehandler she was operating crushed a neighbour, causing serious injury.

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Cleaning products firm fined after truck falls on worker

Thursday, July 14, 2011

A Nottingham cleaning products manufacturer has been fined after an employee was seriously injured when a powered industrial truck used to lift and transport materials toppled and fell on him.

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Halifax company fined after worker hit by steel girder

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

A Halifax demolition firm was today fined by Doncaster Crown Court after an incident left a worker with devastating injuries when he was struck by a metal girder.

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Sentence after trainee’s forklift fall

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A trainee electrician suffered severe injuries when a metal cage he was using fell 20ft from the fork lift truck supporting it.

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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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