An Aberdeenshire haulage firm has been fined after a driver was severely injured when he was knocked to the ground and run over by a tractor unit of a Heavy Goods Vehicle.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Rural Industries Group, in conjunction with the British Off-Road Driving Association (BORDA), is delighted to bring you a series of thought-provoking presentations and practical demonstrations by industry experts, (including HSE) which will help you to assess the risks and manage this often-forgotten or underestimated activity. Rutland, 11 [...]
A Staffordshire environmental waste company has been fined after an employee was crushed by a reversing vehicle.
Organised by: South Cumbria Occupational Health and Safety Group in association with South Cumbria IOSH District, Manchester and North West Districts’ Branch, the ‘Preventing Work Related injuries and Disease’ seminar takes place on 18 O…
Dumfries and Galloway Council has been fined after a subcontractor suffered severe crush injuries when a tar tipper lorry reversed into a paver machine he was driving while carrying out road repairs.
This research has considered good practice in the safe use of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) with more than one load bed and has identified measures that operators can take to reduce the risks inherent in using double-deck trailers.
The law says that all demolition, dismantling and structural alteration should be carefully planned and carried out by competent practitioners. Key issues are: Falls from height, Injury from falling materials, Uncontrolled collapse, Risks from connecte…
Falls from car transporters, often from the upper decks, can result in death or serious injuries. Serious accidents often involve people falling more than 2 metres over the edges. Lower falls occur, including through openings in the decking and from la…
Bassetlaw District Council has been fined after a member of the public was killed by a reversing bin lorry.
The law says vehicles (tractors, farm vehicles and workplace transport) should be able to move around safely, be properly maintained and operators should be adequately trained. this page outlines what you need to do and what you need to know.