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Company fined after workers injured in forklift truck crash

A manufacturing firm has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in an incident where a forklift truck crashed into an onsite refuse skip. Read More

Employer sentenced after worker struck by excavator

A sole trader who operated a construction and demolition waste recycling business has been fined after a worker sustained serious crush injuries when he was struck from behind by a 13.5 tonne excavator. Read More

One size doesn’t fit all for safety in the logistics sector

Safety is too important to rely on ‘off the shelf’ products. When sourcing safety solutions, consultation is key, David Thomas, Read More

Building contractor fined following dumper truck incident

A building contractor has been fined after an employee suffered serious injuries when the forward tipping dumper truck that he was operating rolled over. 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

Waste management firm fined £400k after vehicle crushes worker

Waste management company Viridor has pleaded guilty to causing a life changing injury to one of its employees. Read More

Teacher run over by delivery van

St Andrew’s Tutorial Services Ltd has been fined after a teacher sustained serious injuries when she was struck by a delivery van. Read More

Customer fatally crushed by lift truck

A Carlisle vehicle-salvage company has been fined after a customer was trapped and fatally crushed when a lift truck he had purchased was being loaded onto his own recovery vehicle. Read More

Worker killed on his first day

A vehicle recovery and repair company has been sentenced after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries during maintenance work. It was his first day on the job. Read More

Member of public killed instantly after being struck by telescopic loader

Farming partnership B A L Ackroyd has been sentenced for safety breaches, after a member of the public was killed. Read More



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