Forklift Truck


Flexible polyethylene safety barriers aim to restrict forklift-related incidents

Every day, five people are hospitalised with life-changing injuries due to forklift-related incidents. The number of serious injuries involving forklifts have soared by almost a third, seeing 1,300 workers in the UK succumb to injuries. It is no surprise, therefore, that companies are desperately trying to find a solution. McCue’s ‘Ultra’ hopes to do just that. Read More

Fine after apprentice fell from forklift truck

An employee has been fined after an apprentice suffered serious injuries when he fell from a potato box lifted by a forklift truck. Read More

Event management firm guilty of safety failings

An event management company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of employees during the lifting and moving of a 14-foot-wide park home chassis. Read More

Concrete company fined after welder loses four fingers

A concrete production company has been fined £400,000 after a welder lost four fingers during an unsafe lifting operation. Read More

Why outsourced forklift truck training is not always your best option

While outsourcing may seem like the easy option, many businesses do not realise that by outsourcing their training to unaccredited training providers, they are potentially wasting thousands of pounds each year. Read More

£200k fine after ‘wholly avoidable’ fatality

A Birmingham-based manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by a forklift truck. Read More

‘Forklift truck injuries on the rise’

The number of serious injuries involving forklift trucks has soared by almost a third in the last year, according to one expert in the field. Read More

7 ways to reduce accident risk from your forklift operations

One in 25 forklift-related accidents occurs when an operator is entering or exiting the truck. Here are 7 ways to help reduce forklift accidents. Read More

Worker crushed by falling metal frame

An engineering fabrication company has been sentenced after a worker suffered severe crush injuries when a metal frame he was moving toppled from a forklift truck. Read More

‘Impractical and unsafe’ forklift use

A telecommunication inspection and maintenance company has been fined after a forklift truck overturned during an unsafe lifting operation. Read More



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