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.
Category: Workplace transport
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.
An Ayr recycling company was fined £80,000 after a worker was severely injured when he was crushed between two skips.
A Burton-on-Trent brewery has been sentenced after a delivery driver was hit by a forklift truck while on site.
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.
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.
An elderly farm owner has been fined after the telehandler she was operating crushed a neighbour, causing serious injury.
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.
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.
A trainee electrician suffered severe injuries when a metal cage he was using fell 20ft from the fork lift truck supporting it.
Twenty one year old Andrew Pursey was crushed to death between two tractors while working on the family farm in Herefordshire.
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.
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.
This report seeks to give an overview of current practice, legislation and guidance and identify the problems associated with transporting roll cages.
A Bucks plant hire company and one of its mechanics have been fined after a forklift truck overturned, killing the driver.
A waste company has been fined £250,000 after a bin lorry ran over and killed a member of the public.
Mark Mather lay desperately hurt, alone and unable to summon help on the family farm in Wooler, Northumberland, when a loaded shotgun went off at close range into his leg.
A food processing company has been prosecuted for safety failings after an employee broke his leg when he was struck by a fork-lift truck at a Harwich factory.
A lorry driver was killed when he was hit by steel gates falling off his vehicle as it was unloaded by a forklift truck.
Three years ago Swansea man Darren Small was struck by a forklift truck and died. In this video, his mother Barbara and his sister Kelly talk about Darren’s death and the effect it’s had on their family and the wider community.