HSE International

Engineering company worker loses leg after forklift accident

The Puma Engineering and Construction Limited employee was seriously injured and lost his leg from the knee down after he was hit by a forklift truck …

LKAB Minerals (Richmond) Ltd fined after worker lost fingers when a gate fell onto his hand

Two LKAB Minerals workers were attempting repairs to a gate weighing over 400kg and using a forklift. A four leg lifting chain that was too long slipped …

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 …

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..

CFTS Thorough Examinations: the quality controlled process

Although more and more companies are adopting CFTS Thorough Examinations as their standard of choice, even Thorough Examinations need thorough examinations to guarantee confident compliance for truck users…

Quality Audits: Raising the bar… and keeping it there

Announcement: Quality Audits will be conducted on the hundreds of dealerships and manufacturers that comprise the Fork Lift Truck Association membership…

CFTS Thorough Examination criteria attracts European attention

The CFTS Thorough Examination is an established standard in the fork truck industry, ensuring trucks comply with both LOLER 98 and PUWER 98 legislation…

Fencing contractors given suspended sentences after timber post hits worker

Raymond Lainsbury suffered injuries when timber posts and frames fell from a fork lift truck. Hoo Farm Fencing owners Maurice James Blackford and Susan Hawthorne…

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