Veolia ES (UK) has been fined £1m after one of its employees was run over and killed by a reversing lorry. John Head suffered fatal injuries when he was run over by the refuse vehicle whilst he was walking across the yard at the waste and recycling arm’s Ross Depot Waste Transfer Station in Folkestone in October 2013. He was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation by the HSE found that multiple vehicles, including articulated lorries and refuse trucks, […]
Veolia has said it will pay HGV drivers joining its municipal collection operations a £1,500 bonus, in an effort to keep vital recycling and waste collections going.
Seven days of strike action among Veolia refuse workers have been announced in a dispute over holiday pay.
Reason Transport case highlights urgent need for pallet weight guidelines, says Rase Distribution chairman
Pallet network hauliers need to urgently campaign for pallet weight guidance to protect their staff from harm and themselves from prosecution, Rase Distribution chairman Geoff Hill warned this week.