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 […]
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 […]
Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been fined £825,000 after a series of safety failures resulted in a warehouse worker being run over by a forklift truck and left scarred for life.