Transport Safety


Shipping company fined after worker fell from height and suffered life changing injuries

A worker was paralysed from the waist down when he fell 3.4 metres to the bottom of a ships hold. Read More

Company fined after airport baggage handler suffers skull fractures and brain injury

A company providing a range of airline ground support services has been fined after an employee fell from a height of more than two metres. Read More

Roadwork safety film packs powerful message

UK Power Networks has produced a hard-hitting training film with the aim to make UK roadworks sites are safer by helping to train utility and highway workers. 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

CJEU: Airline liable for harm caused by spilt cup of hot coffee

An airline is liable for the harm caused by a spilt cup of hot coffee and it is not necessary for that accident to relate to a hazard typically associated with flight, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled. Read More

Urgent action is needed to reduce fatal and serious crashes involving at-work drivers, says IAM RoadSmart

Urgent action is needed to tackle the stagnation in the number of people killed or injured in collisions involving drivers working or travelling on business, according to IAM RoadSmart. Read More

Driver jailed after crashing sewage tanker while drink and drug-driving

A lorry driver has been jailed for flipping a 26-tonne sewage tanker as he drove around the M25 while over the drink and drug-drive limits. Read More

Crossrail accident ‘likely caused’ by poor scaffolding

An accident at Crossrail’s Farringdon station site that left one worker seriously injured was “likely” caused by scaffolding not being erected properly, according to a report from the JV building the station. Read More

Coach company fined after worker crushed underneath bus

A Lancashire man has been sentenced after a father-of-three was fatally crushed while working underneath a double decker bus. Read More

Winter driving doubles risks for fleet drivers

Winter weather and the festive season double the risk of accidents for fleet and work drivers, says DriveTech. Read More



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