Forklift Truck


Customer fatally crushed by lift truck

A Carlisle auto-salvage company has been fined after a customer was trapped and fatally crushed when a lift truck he had purchased was being loaded onto his own recovery vehicle. Read More

£150k fine after equipment falls onto worker

A Co Antrim firm has been fined £150,000 after an employee suffered serious injuries when a heavy piece of equipment weighing approximately 1 tonne landed on him when it was being unloaded. Read More

Fedex UK Ltd fined £533k

Fedex has been fined after an employee was seriously injured when he was struck by a fork lift truck. Investigating, the HSE found there was inadequate segregation of fork lift trucks and pedestrians within the workplace. Read More

Forklift truck overturn risks ignored

Chorley based firm Staveley’s Eggs Ltd has been fined after a forklift truck overturned on a slope, trapping the driver. Read More

Road Safety Week: Mates in Mind says suicide rate in transport sector is ‘above average’

Mates in Mind is campaigning for transport and logistics organisations to prioritise the mental wellbeing of their workforces. Read More

Haulage firm in court following transport injury

A haulage company has been fined following an incident where a warehouse operative was injured at its business premises. Read More

Forklift truck safety shortcomings revealed

Statistics highlight need for greater safety awareness among managers and forklift operators. Mentor FLT Training has released a new report Read More

Empower managers to uphold safety in 3 simple steps

Do you find that despite your company having operator training, risk assessments and relevant safe systems of work in place, forklift accidents, near misses and bad habits persist? Read More

There’s more to be done to improve health and safety in logistics, says HSE

Logistics may be becoming more sustainable, but is it becoming safer? Kanwal Kanda, Head of Transportation at the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), took to the stage at IMHX 2019 to discuss the body’s latest findings about health and safety within transportation and storage in 2017/18. Read More

Worker seriously injured in ladder fall

Chemicals firm Vertellus Specialties UK Limited has been fined after an employee fell two metres from a ladder and suffered a serious elbow injury. Read More



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