A company specialising in interior and exterior stonework has been fined after an employee sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a forklift truck. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard how on 22 January 2019, an employee of Tudor Stonework Limited was injured whilst moving stone slabs during a lifting operation. The system of work required two operatives to walk in front of the forklift truck to steady a suspended load. However, during this operation the forklift t
A manufacturing company has been fined after an employee was found fatally injured under the forks of a side-loader lift truck. A Cutting Edge Trading Limited employee, Mitchell Poutney, was fatally injured at the company site on Station Road, Rowley Regis, West Midlands during a lifting operation, on 2 September 2019, Dudley Magistrates’ Court was told. The unsupported forks and carriage of a side-loader lift truck descended, crushing him whilst he was working underneath it.
A motor vehicle scrap company and a director have been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries in an incident involving a forklift truck. An employee of Queensferry Car Breakers Limited was injured when he was hit and run over by a forklift truck driven by his employer Ghol Mohammad Navabi, on 1 March 2021, Cambridge Magistrates’ Court was told. The forklift truck was being used to transport engine parts from the scrap yard up a loading ramp into the back of a metal cont