Parcels and secure delivery firm DX Network Services has been fined £200,000 after “systemic” safety failures led to a worker losing a leg after being hit by a forklift truck. Warehouse worker Les More, 58, was hit by a forklift truck and trapped under the vehicle for an hour at the firm’s Eurocentral warehouse in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Hamilton Sheriff Court heard last week that surgeons couldn’t save More’s left leg which had to be amputated above the knee. The warehouse […]
Tuffnells Parcels Express, part of Connect Group, has been fined £1.5m after a driver died when he was trapped between a trailer and his vehicle.
An agricultural haulage boss has been branded “pig-headed” by a judge after he repeatedly ignored warnings about burning waste on his land illegally.
Stoke-on-Trent haulier Genesis 2014 (UK) Ltd has had its licence revoked for the second time in three years after a public inquiry (PI) heard that founder Marcus Hughes, who was disqualified in 2018 for failing to inform the traffic commissioner (TC) of his 12-year prison sentence for supplying cannabis, still played “a significant managerial role” at the company.