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‘Poor lift truck inspections could pose risk to life’

Thorough Examinations should be completed by qualified engineers, says CFTS — the body behind the national standard. Read More

Safer apart: Top tips for segregating forklifts and pedestrians

Tim Waples, Chief Executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association, explains why now is the perfect opportunity to do a complete site audit and improve all on-site safety measures, particularly those designed to protect workers on foot. Read More

3 steps for returning to work with material handling equipment

Material handling equipment provider Mentor offers some simple steps to getting operators and equipment safely back up and running, as lockdown eases. Read More

April 2020 legislation update Q&A

Following April's Legislation Update webinar, we put some of your unanswered questions to panellists Simon Joyston-Bechal, from Turnstone Law and James Meredith, from Russell-Cooke. Read their answers here, or listen back to the session in full. Read More

Home working: Directors briefing

Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of all employees, including home workers. Read More

Walkabout parent company fined after lift crush death

Stonegate Pubs, which owns Walkabout, Yates and Slug & Lettuce, has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations uncovered after a worker was crushed to death in a lift, leading to a £48,000 fine. Read More

Companies advised to check paperwork on used forklifts

Companies purchasing or hiring used forklift trucks are being urged to make sure that they see a valid Thorough Examination Report for every machine they bring on site, says the body behind the UK national standard. 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

Risk reduction strategies retailers should buy into

Julie-Anna Smith, Head of Consulting Services at safety and certification expert, Bureau Veritas, advises on why a diligent, robust risk management strategy is something retailers need to invest in. Read More



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