Forklift Truck


‘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

Plastic bale collapse crushed worker

A recycling company has been sentenced after one of their employees was fatally crushed by falling plastic bales. Read More

Risk assessment missed forklift danger

A woodworking company has been sentenced after a worker was struck by a forklift truck. Read More

Forklift Trucks: Director’s Briefing

This free director’s briefing contains: Key points when operating fork lift trucks, recommendations for the employer, legal duties, and case law examples. Read More

Forklifts and pedestrians: How close is too close?

One look at the frequency and severity of UK forklift accidents should be enough to convince anyone that wherever possible, we must do more to keep lift trucks and pedestrians apart. Read More

Poultry processing company fined after worker seriously injured by forklift truck

A poultry-processing company has been fined after a yardman had his leg amputated when he was hit by a forklift truck. Read More

Fork lift safety: The practical steps employers should be taking

In the fork lift truck industry, we are seeing more and more technology reach the marketplace designed to enhance operations for those operating conventionally. While sensors, anti-collision systems and cameras can really help safety, their benefits are far outweighed by those of insisting on good, safe practice. Read More



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