Working with vehicles


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

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



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