Mick George has had a £566,670 fine for breaching health and safety regulations reduced after the appeal court found the sanction manifestly excessive. The company had pleaded guilty to a breach of regulation 25(3) of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 after a tipper vehicle driven by one of its employees struck an overhead power line (OPL). The driver was emptying a load of soil from his vehicle at a site in Northampton in 2016 when he pulled forward with […]
The introduction of stricter guidelines on tail-lift delivery pallet weights moved a step closer this week after the HSE confirmed it had completed a series of additional tests to establish the maximum safe weight for pallets.
Pallet distribution hauliers have banded together under a new RHA forum that aims to tackle major issues facing the sector and share best practice.
Kitchen manufacturer and supplier Howdens Joinery has been fined £1.2m after a visiting HGV driver was crushed whilst delivering into one of its sites in 2014.