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Company fined after a worker was injured by a forklift truck

A facility services company operating at Winchester prison has been fined after a worker suffered a broken leg when he was struck by a forklift truck (FLT). Aldershot Magistrates’ Court heard that, the Gov Facility Services Limited employee was injured whilst carrying out inspections of drain covers adjacent to a workshop. He was struck by […]

Decking manufacturer and director sentenced after worker crushed

A Stockport decking manufacturer and a company director have been fined after a delivery driver was crushed by a poorly lifted load. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, a HGV driver was delivering packs of five metre lengths of plastic deck boards to Ultimate Systems Ltd. Several packs of decking were stacked on pallets with an […]

Company fined after worker suffered life changing injuries in transport incident

Kepak Group Limited (formally 2 Sisters Red Meat Limited), has been fined after a worker was seriously injured following a workplace transport incident. . Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates’ Court heard how, an employee of a contractor that had a permanent presence on the Kepak’s Merthyr Tydfil site, was struck by a forklift truck (FLT) when he […]

Employee seriously injured in collision with forklift truck in delivery yard

A warehouse and storage company has been fined after an employee sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a forklift truck. Southampton Magistrates’ Court heard how, the delivery driver was in a delivery yard at Driver’s Wharf in Southampton, while his vehicle was being loaded, when he was hit by a forklift truck. He […]

Bad practise of emptying bins into skips using a forklift leads to serious injuries

A carpet sample book manufacturer has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in an incident where a forklift truck crashed into an onsite refuse skip. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, three workers at Profile Patterns Limited had been emptying waste from plastic bins at their site in Wigan. They were using a forklift […]