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Category: Workplace transport

Worker loses lower leg after paving machine crush

Thursday, July 22, 2010

A Somerset construction firm has today been fined £10,000 after a worker’s foot was crushed under a paving machine – and he had to have his lower leg amputated.

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Pirelli fined after Carlisle worker injured by forklift truck

Friday, July 16, 2010

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli has been fined £9,000 after a worker suffered a broken leg when he was hit by a forklift truck at the company’s Carlisle factory.

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Company fined after worker hit by fork-lift truck

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

A company has been prosecuted for health and safety failings after an employee was struck by a reversing fork-lift truck at its depot in Stevenage.

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Recycling firm in court after worker loses leg under truck

Monday, June 21, 2010

A Cheshire recycling company has been fined £10,000 after a worker lost part of his leg when he was crushed by an 18-tonne truck.

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Manager fined after 17-year-old trainee is injured

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The manager of a diving company has today been fined £2,500 for health and safety breaches that led to a teenage trainee fracturing his ankle at work.

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American Airlines fined after ground worker loses leg

Friday, June 4, 2010

American Airlines has today been fined £70,000 after one of its workers had to have his leg amputated following an incident at Heathrow Airport.

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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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