Thurso-based haulier W D Cormack & Sons has been fined £8,000 after one of its drivers was left severely injured after falling from a trailer that he was loading. Perth Sheriff Court heard that driver Colin Sutherland, 53, sustained a fractured skull and broke his pelvis, three ribs and a wrist in the fall, which has also left him with limited sensation in his face and ongoing mobility problems. The fall occurred whilst Sutherland was loading the trailer with bags […]
Veolia ES (UK) has been fined £1m after one of its employees was run over and killed by a reversing lorry.
The inquest into the death of HGV driver Petru Pop, began this week at Buckinghamshire’s coroner’s court.
An expected decision by the Health and Safety Executive to not limit the weight of tail-lift pallet deliveries has been met with anger by pallet networks, with Pall-Ex group MD Kevin Buchanan describing the result as the “biggest fudge under the sun”.