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HSE’s Temple pens ‘plea’ to farmers for better safety standards
 HSE chair Martin Temple has written an open letter to the agriculture sector, expressing his personal concern at the number of workplace fatalities and injuries in an industry where he says there has been “very little real improvement” in managing risk. Temple says that he was...
North West company fined after worker was injured by a fork lift truck
A North West manufacturing company has been fined after an employee was struck by a fork lift truck in Chester.Liverpool Magistrates Court heard that Encirc Ltd, a producer of glass bottles for the drinks industry had failed to take effective measures to ensure its workers were correctly...
Container terminal in court after worker injured
London Container Terminal (Tilbury) Limited (LCT) has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when the ‘straddle’ carrier he was driving overturned at Tilbury Docks in November 2014.Basildon Crown Court heard that on 16 November 2014 a worker inadvertently drove his straddle carrier...
Worker crushed between two vehicles - £300,000 fine
A waste management and plant hire company in Derbyshire has been fined after a worker was fatally crushed between two vehicles while refuelling.Derby Crown Court heard how 39-year-old Matthew Lambert was refuelling his road sweeper at the yard of Leedale Limited. The refuelling point on the...
Iowa postal distribution center exposes workers to forklift injuries
Employer name: U.S. Postal Service Network Distribution Center, 4000 109th St., Urbandale, IowaCitations issued: April 6, 2016Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Des Moines Area Office cited the postal facility for two...
Construction company cited in death of worker at wind energy site
Employer name: Wanzek Construction, 83763 527th Avenue, Oakdale, Nebraska. The company is headquartered in West Fargo, North Dakota.Citations issued: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued one serious safety violation to the company, which was...
Workplace Transport - Current Load Safety Advice
from the HSE at http://www.hse.gov.uk/workplacetransport/loadsafety/index.htmHealth and SafetyExecutiveLoad safetyUnsafe loads on vehicles injure more than 1,200 people a year and cost UK businesses millions of pounds in damaged goods. Here we show you how to secure loads safely on vehicles....
HSE eBulletin June 2015 - workplace transport cases
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Kier MG Ltd fined over worker’s life-changing injuries
A nationwide waste management company has been told to pay nearly £170,000 for safety failings after an employee suffered multiple injuries when he was crushed between a truck and a skip at a site in Essex.The 29-year-old worker from Canvey Island, was caught between the skip loader truck and...
HSE Workplace Transport eBulletin
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