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 […]
Veolia ES (UK) has been fined £1m after one of its employees was run over and killed by a reversing lorry.
Parcel carrier FedEx UK has been fined over £500,000 after failing to ensure safe pedestrian access in the workplace which resulted in an employee being seriously injured by a reversing forklift truck.
The long-awaited HSE guidance on the handling of tail-lift delivery pallet weights is facing further delay and will not be published until the end of the year, Motortransport.co.uk has learned.