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. Plymouth Crown Court heard last week (April 20) how Lee Jane, an employee of Viridor, was working at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth in June 2015. Jane had been using a lorry and trailer to remove skips of ash from the incinerator within the hospital premises. He had parked his […]
Tesco has been stopped from unilaterally withdrawing entitlements to retained pay for workers at its Livingston distribution centre following a ruling in the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
A company that failed to ensure two of its workers were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely before they crashed into a parked articulated lorry and died has been fined £450,000.
A lorry driver was stopped by the police patrolling the M5 after he was observed watching a Formula 1 documentary on his mobile phone while behind the wheel.