Company fined after multiple safety failings

Company fined after multiple safety failings
Quainton Logistics & Storage Ltd has today been fined after both putting workers at risk and allowing conditions on site to fall well below the expected standard.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 12 July 2017

HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 12 July 2017

Vehicle movements and loading and unloading vehicles can be some of the most dangerous activities carried out on a worksite.
This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 18 May 2017

HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Buxton, 18 May 2017

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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Haulage company fined after worker crushed

Haulage company fined after worker crushed
Bryan Alexander Ltd has been fined after one its workers was crushed by a hydraulic extension on one of its vehicles on the roadside in Plymouth.

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HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 22 Mar 2017

HSL: Site and Transport Safety – Birmingham, 22 Mar 2017

This course will help you understand the legal requirements of both road traffic law and workplace safety law, how and why things go wrong, and how you can take practicable steps to reduce risk in your business.

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RR1088 – Multi-site delivery issues for heavy goods vehicles

RR1088 – Multi-site delivery issues for heavy goods vehicles

The purpose of this scoping study was to establish whether there were specific safety issues relating to multi-site deliveries, and how widespread these were within the UK road haulage industry. This study builds on previous work carried out on load securing of goods transported by road.

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Sentence after worker seriously injured after fall

Sentence after worker seriously injured after fall
A Kent based haulage company has been sentenced after an employee fell four and a half metres through a fragile sky light onto a concrete floor while cleaning a roof.

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Self-employed haulage contractor killed by reversing lorry

Self-employed haulage contractor killed by reversing lorry
A Swinton transport company and a director were in court today following the death of an HGV company owner at their Sandywood Industrial Estate.

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RR1078 – The use of vehicle structure in load securing on heavy goods vehicles

RR1078 – The use of vehicle structure in load securing on heavy goods vehicles

This report assesses the legislation applicable to the transport of goods in the UK under both road traffic and health and safety at work legislation. It assesses the guidance available to operators and consignors and the methods of securing loads that are commonly-used at present.

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RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles

RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles

This report describes a multi-disciplinary, mixed-method approach to research on this topic, comprising both quantitative and qualitative analysis, undertaken to establish contributory factors to incidents and areas of concern when accessing or working on flatbed vehicles.

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