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Day 2 of Farm Safety Week 2017 – Putting Safety in the Driving Seat

Tuesday of Farm Safety Week focuses on machinery & transport – Poorly used or faulty vehicles and machinery are a major cause of death and injury on farms ..

Warrington coach fabricator fined for health and safety offences after apprentice fractured ribs and ruptured spleen

Bespoke Bodies Ltd of Grange Hardwick, Warrington, pleaded guilty after the 25 year old apprentice worker from Orford, fell 30ft through fragile skylight…

New tougher test for fork lift operators comes into force

From the 1st September, anyone training as a fork lift truck operator will find the test considerably tougher than ever before. The Accrediting Bodies …

Aldi fined £1 million after delivery driver loses toes in “horrific” accident

The driver sustained severe foot injuries while operating a powered pallet truck at the Aldi store in Somercotes, Derbyshire. He fractured all his toes…

Survey reveals Junior doctors risking lives in car accidents after night shifts

Many of the 2,231 respondents of the survey, A national survey of the effects of fatigue on trainees in anaesthesia in the UK, reported having accidents…

West Coast Corrugated in court after reversing fork lift truck struck worker

West Coast Corrugated Ltd failed to consider the risk created by vehicles and pedestrians operating in the same area. The company pleaded guilty to breach..

Pilots say more must be done before drone causes aircraft disaster, following incident at Gatwick

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has, for some time, voiced concerns about the rise in drone near misses. The incident at Gatwick on 2 July..

Road worker who died after being hit by truck in East Kilbride identified as Gary Anderson

A worker who was killed on Saturday after being hit by a truck during resurfacing work in East Kilbride has been identified as 58 year old Gary Anderson…

Maxi Haulage fined £100k after worker suffers crush injuries, including a fractured skull

In 2015, a 6m piece of metal ducting, weighing 28kg, fell from the top deck of a trailer, hitting the worker on his head. Maxi Haulage pleaded guilty to…

ISO/TS 22163: All aboard – a new standard helps to keep the trains on time

Developed in collaboration with the Association of the European Rail Industry, ISO/TS 22163 introduces a quality management approach to the rail sector…