Yusen Logistics (UK) has been fined £11,000 after an agency worker fell from a loading ramp at the firm’s site on the Isle of Grain in Kent. In a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecution, Medway Magistrates Court was told that that the warehouse operative, 49, from Sittingbourne, suffered a broken thigh bone in the 1.5m fall as he was unloading fridges from a trailer-mounted shipping container in November 2013. He was unable to return to work for three months. […]
Operators have been urged to ensure they are calculating holiday pay correctly.
The new 3.5-tonne FUSO Canter is now available to order from Mercedes-Benz Trucks dealers across the country.
As firms begin to restart their operations, the FTA and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) have launched a guide with advice on doing it safely, quickly and effectively.