Port of Sheerness fined £60,000 after worker loses leg in clamp truck accident


 

An employee of the Port of Sheerness (pictured) had to have his leg amputated after being struck by a five-tonne clamp truck in a paper reel shed. The unnamed staff worker at the port, one of the core terminals of Peel Ports London Medway, sustained an open leg fracture and was knocked unconscious in the incident in October 2018. A subsequent investigation found that the port had failed to ensure pedestrians and vehicles could circulate and operate safely, putting the […]