The traffic commissioners said operators of wheeled loading shovels must ensure they have looked at new guidance issued on the safety of their operation, after nine fatalities in the last four years. Six of the deaths were within the waste and recycling sector and the health and safety executive (HSE) said poor visibility was a significant problem. Larger capacity buckets have been fitted to some machines, which the TCs said further reduced forward visibility. The new safety notice reminds duty […]
Police officers in unmarked HGVs are focusing on the M25 for the next two weeks in a bid to improve safety standards on the motorway.
Abbey Logistics has been awarded a recycled polymer and materials handling contract from Viridor, a leading UK recycling company.
A prime mover in the development of vehicle load security rules has praised pallet networks and their members for their response to the issue.