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 demolition company has been fined £200,000 after its cherry picker operator became trapped by his neck between the vehicle platform and the roof of an industrial shed.
Long-delayed industry guidance on pallet weights for tail lift deliveries is “imminent”, the RHA revealed today (11 January).
For hauliers who have been obliged to suspend or severely cut back on their operations because of the Covid-19 epidemic, a return to work probably cannot come soon enough. But as Jonathon Backhouse of Backhouse Jones solicitors told motortransport.co.uk, operators need to be aware of possible pitfalls in resuming their operations.