Working with vehicles


Empower managers to uphold safety in 3 simple steps

Do you find that despite your company having operator training, risk assessments and relevant safe systems of work in place, forklift accidents, near misses and bad habits persist? Read More

Firms reminded to remember fall risk from vehicles

A manufacturer of steel water storage tanks and supporting towers has been fined after a worker suffered multiple fractures falling from height. Read More

Flexible polyethylene safety barriers aim to restrict forklift-related incidents

Every day, five people are hospitalised with life-changing injuries due to forklift-related incidents. The number of serious injuries involving forklifts have soared by almost a third, seeing 1,300 workers in the UK succumb to injuries. It is no surprise, therefore, that companies are desperately trying to find a solution. McCue’s ‘Ultra’ hopes to do just that. Read More

Fine after serious crush at recycling plant

A recycling company has been ordered to pay £25,000 after an employee was crushed between a Refuse Collection Vehicle (RCV) and a mini digger. Read More

Volvo fined after ‘life changing injuries’ suffered in crush incident

Volvo Group UK Limited has been fined after an employee was crushed by a truck, leading to serious injury. Read More

Construction company and employee sentenced after worker killed

Clancy Docwra Limited and one of its employees have been sentenced for health and safety breaches after another worker was struck by an excavator and was killed. Read More

Worker killed after being hit by lorry

A grain store company has been fined after a worker was killed at its site in Linton, Cambridgeshire. 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

Electric vehicles: How safe are they?

Although electric vehicles are helping with the reduction of air pollution, could thier eagerness of noise pollution be putting people at risk? Read More

Company failed to manage transport risks

HSE investigation found the company had insufficient measures in place to prevent people being struck by a vehicle and that a protected walkway was provided to only two sides of the yard, but not to the right side between the production sheds and the engineers workshop, a well-used pedestrian route. Read More



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Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

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