A council has been fined £40,000 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. Dumfries Sheriff Court heard that the 20-year-old was one of two subcontractors working for Hamilton Tarmac alongside men from Dumfries and Galloway Council to undertake repairs on a road between the villages of Rhonehouse and Tongland in April 2010. The injured worker was driving the paver forwards along the […]
April 25, 2018 Motor Transport
Viridor Waste Management has been ordered to pay more than £365,000 in fines and costs after a 56-year-old man was fatally injured in a lorry runaway incident at a hospital in Plymouth.