Construction haulier Mick George has been fined more than £565,000 after a tipper vehicle driven by one of its employees came into contact with overhead power lines (OPLs) during the construction of a waste transfer station. Northampton Crown Court heard that on 9 March 2016 a driver employed by Mick George was emptying a load of soil from his tipper vehicle at a site in Northampton. Mick George, which has more than 400 vehicles specified on multiple O-licences, had already […]
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is looking at ways to reduce maximum pallet weights to 750kg in order to cut the risk of injuries to drivers making tail lift deliveries.
Construction services firm Keltbray has spent £5.5m on 32 new Scania Euro-5 tippers in a bid to improve the safety and efficiency of its fleet.
A Fors Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) has been created to champion the direction and integrity of the scheme as it rolls out nationally.