Working with vehicles


Down to Earth: The hidden risk of low level falls in vehicle maintenance

A look at how inspection pits can be a lethal hidden danger if the proper precautions are not put in place. Read More

£43k fine for automotive firm and landlord due to dangerous platform lift

A tyre firm and its landlord have been fined a total of £43,333 after pleading guilty to breaching health and safety legislation. Read More

Furniture manufacturer fined for safety failure after driver injured

A furniture manufacturer has been fined after a delivery driver sustained serious leg injuries when he was struck by a reversing lorry in the yard. Read More

Waste management company sentenced after worker was reversed over by a loading shovel

A skip hire and waste management company and its managing director have been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured in a transport incident. Read More

£910,000 fine after worker fatally injured

Egger (UK) Limited has been fined after a self-employed lorry driver was killed making a routine delivery of recycled wood. Read More

Workplace fatality figures released for 2020/21

Provisional data shows that a total of 142 workers were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21, an increase of 29 from the previous year. Read More

Failure to identify vehicle risk resulted in broken leg

A facility services company operating at Winchester prison has been fined following an incident in which a worker suffered a broken leg when he was struck by a forklift truck. Read More

BAM Nuttall fined after an employee dies after being run over by a dumper truck

Construction company BAM Nuttall Limited has been fined after an employee was run over by a dumper vehicle. Read More

Company fined after worker is struck by falling objects

A woodworking firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker was struck by objects falling from an articulated trailer. Read More

MOT centre sentenced after worker fatally injured in oil drum explosion

An MOT centre has been sentenced after oil drums supplied by them exploded and killed an agricultural engineer. Read More



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