Forklift Truck


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

Forklift safety: Agency worker was run over by forklift truck

The company failed to ensure agency workers had been suitably inducted before being allowed to work in an area where forklift trucks were operating. Read More

Worker crushed due to transport management failures

Employee was seriously injured when a pallet loaded with 920kg of cardboard packaging toppled from a forklift and landed on him. Read More

Forklift crush incident left worker severely injured

An employee of a scaffolding company was using a forklift truck in the yard when the vehicle overturned, trapping him underneath it for some time. Read More

Forklift safety failing: Worker suffered multiple breaks in his leg

The HSE’s investigation found that the company did not have a safe system of work in place to avoid this kind of incident. Read More



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