Forklift Truck


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

£300k fine after worker seriously injured

A port operating company has been sentenced after a worker was struck by a load falling from two fork lift trucks (FLTs) at the Port of Liverpool in Seaforth. Read More

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



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