Forklift Truck


Tool company fined after employee sustains fatal head injuries

A tool company has been fined after an employee was fatally injured while moving heavy machinery. Read More

Failure to identify vehicle risk resulted in broken leg

A facility services company operating at Winchester prison has been fined following an incident in which a worker suffered a broken leg when he was struck by a forklift truck. Read More

How in-house forklift accreditation supports safety and standards

There are many benefits for organisations delivering materials handling equipment training in-house, but correct compliance with safety regulations should be top of the list. Laura Nelson, Managing Director for RTITB, explains why... Read More

Manufacturer and director sentenced after worker crushed

A decking manufacturer and a company director have been fined after a delivery driver was crushed by a poorly lifted load. Read More

Tip-overs: #1 killer of forklift truck operators

According to OSHA, tipping accidents are biggest single cause of fatalities among forklift operators. In almost every case, the driver was ‘mousetrapped’ between the truck’s overhead guard and the ground. Here, Stewart Gosling of Red Diamond Distribution sets out the causes and what you can do to prevent it happening to your operators. Read More

Worker suffered life changing injuries in forklift truck incident

Kepak Group Limited (formally 2 Sisters Red Meat Limited), has been fined after a worker was seriously injured following a workplace transport incident. Read More

CFTS supports National Forklift Safety Day

Tuesday 8 June 2021 is National Forklift Safety Day, and the materials handling industry is once again being encouraged to get involved, share guidance and take action to make sites safer. Read More

How video analytics is improving operations and safety in logistics and manufacturing

Anton Wintersteller, Senior Business Development Manager at Security & Safety Things, explores how AI and video analytics in surveillance cameras are being used to improve manufacturing and logistics processes – improving both business operations and employee safety. Read More

Company fined after employee hit by forklift truck

A warehouse and storage company has been fined after an employee sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a forklift truck. Read More

Evaluate your site safety

Safety as a journey, not a destination, is a widely accepted construct. UKMHA Chief Executive and FLTA Director Tim Waples invites you to review that journey and asks: “are you sitting comfortably?” Read More



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