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, […]
A driver who died while making a delivery to Toyota’s factory in Burnaston last week worked for Goldstar Transport in Felixstowe, the motor manufacturer has confirmed.
Veolia has confirmed the first electric refuse trucks for its newly won contract with City of London Corporation will be joining the fleet in July.
Palletways member Rase Distribution has introduced a 750kg weight limit on tail-lift deliveries to domestic addresses after a risk assessment by owners HW Coates concluded that the network’s 1-tonne limit was putting the firm’s drivers at risk.