A Herts-based waste and recycling firm has been fined £30,000 after an employee’s leg was amputated after he was run over by a telehandler. Eco Waste and Recycling, which holds a licence authorising eight HGVs out of its Baldock operating centre, pleaded guilty to breaching both the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations and the […]
Thurso-based haulier W D Cormack & Sons has been fined £8,000 after one of its drivers was left severely injured after falling from a trailer that he was loading.
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”.
Long-delayed industry guidance on pallet weights for tail lift deliveries is “imminent”, the RHA revealed today (11 January).