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.
Council employees, agency workers and passers-by narrowly avoided electrocution or injury on two separate occasions when vehicles collecting recycled material struck overhead power lines, a court heard today.
A Stoke firm, which designs and manufactures trailers for commercial vehicles, has been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured when he was crushed underneath a lorry when the tuck-away tail-lift closed on him.
A recycling firm, which ignored warnings about safety at its plant in Warrington, has been sentenced after a worker was struck by a forklift truck.
A Skelmersdale firm which makes outdoor shelters has appeared in court after an employee lost parts of three fingers when his hand became trapped in a forklift truck.
Two companies have been fined after a man was killed when he drove a specialist machine into an unprotected pit in a factory floor.
A driver arrived at a sawmill in the afternoon to load his heavy goods vehicle with wood chips. The sawmill staff finished work for the day and left from the front of the building, not seeing the driver or his vehicle again that day. The following morning staff saw the vehicle parked on an estate [...]
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…