Amazon has rejected claims it has a poor health and safety record after the publication of figures showing that more than 440 serious incidents occurred at its warehouses in the period from 2015/16. HSE investigation reports, obtained by the GMB Union under the Freedom of Information Act, revealed fractures, contusions and head injuries to staff, the union has claimed. In one incident a worker in Leicestershire suffered internal bruising after being knocked down and wedged under an HGV. The report […]
Unite has pledged to stand up for lorry drivers and make the government ensure there are adequate welfare facilities installed at the huge HGV parks in Kent currently under construction.
Industry experts have accused TfL of putting the cart before the horse with its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
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