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Trailer manufacturing company sentenced after worker injured in forklift accident

A Cheshire-based trailer manufacturing company has been fined after a worker was struck by a load on a fork lift truck and left with multiple injuries. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of Meredith and Eyre Limited was in the process of lifting a stack of three trailer chassis using a fork lift truck, […]

Falkirk company fined £176,000 after employee killed due to safety failings

A company which manufactures freshly prepared meals was fined £176,000 when an employee was killed after being struck by empty food trays. Falkirk Sheriff Court heard that an employee of Bakkavor Foods Limited was assisting in the task of unloading and moving empty food trays. The trays the fork lift truck was carrying made contact […]

Motorist sustains life-changing injuries assisting with retailer’s trapped forklift

A Northern Ireland fertiliser retailer must pay £5,000 after a member of the public sustained life-changing injuries when his leg was trapped between two vehicles. Antrim Crown Court was told that the incident happened because the injured man had stopped to offer his assistance to the retailer whose forklift truck had become trapped during the […]