Working with vehicles


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

Forklift truck safety shortcomings revealed

Statistics highlight need for greater safety awareness among managers and forklift operators. Mentor FLT Training has released a new report Read More

Stena Line fined £400k following vehicle incident

A ferry operator has been prosecuted after an employee was seriously injured when he was struck by a van that was reversing out of a docked vessel. Read More

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



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