Aldi Stores has been fined £1m after a driver needed two toes amputated following an incident with a powered pallet truck. A driver sustained severe foot injuries, including fractures to all toes on his left foot, while using the forklift truck at the supermarket’s Nottingham Road, Somercotes, Derbyshire store in November 2013. The driver had only been delivering in to stores for two weeks and had to have his foot reconstructed using wires. He was off work for almost six […]
Yodel has won the RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Gold Award for health and safety for the second year running. Yodel’s senior HS&E manager, Gerry Prior, accepted the award on the behalf of Yodel’s sort centres and Yodel Transport subsidiary, that were presented the award in recognition of its commitment to high health and safety standards. Marija Simovic, COO, says: ““Ensuring the safety of our workforce and the public is paramount and it is a priority for […]
Fortec has followed Palletline and become the second pallet network to back a tail-lift weight restriction of 750kg across its network.