HSE accused of ‘fudging’ pallet safety review after deciding against weight limit


 

An expected decision by the Health and Safety Executive to not limit the weight of tail-lift pallet deliveries has been met with anger by pallet networks, with Pall-Ex group MD Kevin Buchanan describing the result as the “biggest fudge under the sun”. The outcome of the three-year HSE review, prompted by rising driver injuries and deaths from tail-lift delivery accidents, is understood to include no limit on pallet weights and a requirement that drivers make a risk assessment of each […]