Forklift Truck


Scaffolding company MD receives suspended jail sentence and fine for maintenance failings that led to worker death

The Managing Director of a scaffolding company has been fined after an employee died when he was struck from behind by a forklift truck. Read More

Manufacturer fined £200k after labourer suffers injuries in forklift incident

A yacht manufacturer has been sentenced after an employee was injured when his forklift truck overturned. Read More

Company and self-employed contractor fined after worker sufferers life changing injuries

The Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSENI) has successfully led prosecutions against a company and self-employed contractor for health and safety failings Read More

£25k fine for engineering firm after employee suffered serious injuries

An engineering company was fined after one of its employees, a blacksmith, sustained life-changing injuries whilst welding an industrial steel fabrication. Read More

Agency workers: 3 steps for safer forklift operations

Mentor FLT Training highlights employers’ duty of care to agency workers and advises how you can ensure they stay safe. Read More

Manufacturer fined after worker suffered life changing injuries

UPVC manufacturer Solarframe Limited has been sentenced for safety breaches after a machine operative was crushed under falling materials. Read More

New RTITB eLearning for managers and supervisors offers advice on how to manage lift truck operations effectively

RTITB has launched a new eLearning course for those ‘Managing and Supervising’ Material Handling Equipment Operations’. Read More

Manufacturer and site owner fined after employee fatality

A fencing manufacturer and the owner of the yard where the business operates, have been fined following the death of an employee at the site. Read More

Key changes announced to guidance on Thorough Examinations

Key changes have been announced in the latest update to the materials handling industry official guidance notes on how to comply with the legal obligations for Thorough Examinations. Read More

Manufacturing firm fined after fatal incident involving forklift truck

A lighting manufacturer has been fined after an employee was fatally injured when the forklift truck he was driving struck an overhead steel beam. Read More



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