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 […]
Pallet-Track members have backed a move to increase the pallet network’s internal delivery rate to pay for power-assisted delivery equipment to address weight concerns.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is looking at ways to reduce maximum pallet weights to 750kg in order to cut the risk of injuries to drivers making tail lift deliveries.
Long-delayed industry guidance on pallet weights for tail lift deliveries is “imminent”, the RHA revealed today (11 January).