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Companies fined after delivery driver injured by falling pallets

Two West Yorkshire businesses, Brighouse Pallet Services Ltd and Seal It Services Ltd, have been fined for safety breaches after a HGV driver suffered a fracture to one of his neck vertebrae. Read More

What should employers look for when recruiting and hiring a competent forklift truck operator?

SHP speaks to Stuart Taylor, Managing Director at Mentor FLT Training, who explains the misconception around the existence of the forklift truck ‘licence’ and talks about what employers should look for when recruiting and hiring a forklift truck operator. Read More

Scrap company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

A motor vehicle scrap company and a director have been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries in an incident involving a forklift truck. Read More

Manufacturing company fined after employee suffered fatal injury

A manufacturing company has been fined after an employee was found fatally injured under the forks of a side-loader lift truck. Read More

Business fined for death of forklift truck operator

A building supplies firm has admitted breaching health and safety standards over the death of an employee who was crushed by a forklift truck. Read More

Poultry companies fined for health and safety failings

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) has prosecuted two County Armagh based companies, Moy Park Limited, and Read More

Do you involve your forklift operators in health and safety?

Accident rates tend to be lower in workplaces where the workforce participates in H&S. It’s important for lift truck operators to understand their role in H&S. Read More

Company fined following employee death in forklift crush incident

A chilling company has been fined €400,000 following guilty pleas to breaching the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. Read More

Manufacturer fined after a worker injured by a forklift truck

A cardboard manufacturer has been sentenced after a visiting lorry driver suffered life changing injuries when he was struck by a forklift truck. Read More

Waste treatment company fined after employee fatality

A hazardous waste treatment company has been fined after an employee died when a forklift truck he was driving overturned and crushed him. Read More



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