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 […]
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.
The HSE has had a “massive” injection of funds to investigate firms whose business practices fail to adhere to social distancing practices in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, a transport solicitor has warned.
Further tests to establish the safe maximum weight of a pallet for tail-lift deliveries have been carried out after the previous results from the HSE were found to be inaccurate.