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A digger toppled off a lorry on the A127 yesterday sparking “traffic bedlam”. Drivers were stopped in their tracks as the lorry driver underestimated the height of an overhead footbridge and smashed into it. The impact caused the digger, attached to the back, to dislodge. It then landed in the middle of the A127 London-bound carriageway…Details
Federal records show since 2010 there have been two dozen forklift deaths in Ohio alone. Last year, an employee at the Honda facility in Marysville was struck and killed by a forklift. In 2010, a worker was crushed between a forklift and a compressor at Marzetti Co. in Columbus. Now, more companies are changing safety…Details
Firm failed to examine equipment despite warnings to comply Coach company, GHA Coaches Limited, has been fined £90,000 after the firm repeatedly failed to comply with HSE enforcement notices requiring the examination of lifting equipment used by the company. Wrexham Magistrates heard that, between 4 April 2014 and 28 August 2015 the firm failed to…Details
A contractor has been fined £44,000 after pleading guilty to a breach of the LOLER Regulations following the death of a Banksman. Read the full story here The incident, which occurred on 8th January 2014, involved David Holloway, who was helping to co-ordinate the movements of a crane as a Banksman for Essex based contractor,…Details