Being struck by a moving vehicle continues to be one of the three most common causes of death among workers, according to latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Nearly a fifth (18%) of the total number of deaths in 2020/21 were due to being hit by vehicles, with 25 fatalities recorded. The HSE said 77% of all fatal injuries were accounted for by just five different accident kinds in the five years to 2020/21 and that falls […]
The driver of a lorry involved in a fire on the M40 on Friday morning (28 September) has died.
XPO Logistics has renewed its warehousing and distribution contract with fire safety equipment manufacturer Kidde Safety for a further two years.
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”.