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Over £9,000 fine after employee seriously injured in fall from lorry

A manufacturer of steel water storage tanks and supporting towers has been fined after a worker suffered multiple fractures following a fall from height. Cwmbran Magistrates Court heard how, a Braithwaite Engineers Limited employee was injured when he fell from a lorry bed whilst unloading the lorry at their site in Risca, resulting in multiple […]

Logistics company fined £84,000 after driver suffers crush injuries

A Newport-based logistics company has been fined after a driver was crushed by a full pallet when his lorry was being unloaded. Newport Magistrates’ Court heard how an employee of Freight Movement Limited was seriously injured when a pallet loaded with 920kg of cardboard packaging toppled from a forklift and landed on him. The driver […]

Haulage company fined £200k after driver loses arm in auger interlock failure

An animal feed supplier that failed to ensure its delivery lorry was in good repair, has been fined after a driver sustained “life-changing” injuries that led to his arm being amputated. The accident occurred when a safety interlock failed, allowing the driver to come into contact with the truck-mounted auger conveyor – a rotating mechanism […]

£200,000 fine for East Yorkshire company after worker loses left arm

Transportation and storage company, H Walton Ltd, was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered injuries leading to the loss of his left arm. Leeds Magistrates’ court heard how a lorry driver was delivering wheat to Low Newstead Farm in Ripon when it tipped onto the floor of a shed through the open […]