Newcastle haulier hit with heavy fine after fatal accident


A North East haulage firm has been fined £200,000 after one of its employees fell from the rear of a shipping container while he was unloading a shipment of steel girders and died. JR Adams (Newcastle) was also ordered to pay costs of £15,322 following an appearance at Newcastle Magistrates Court after the incident occurred in June 2018. The court heard how worker Keith Robson was standing inside an open topped shipping container on the back of an HGV trailer […]