SSI 2016/46
28th January 2016
Cheshire construction company fined £97,500
2nd February 2016

Haulage firm fined £90,000

A Runcorn haulage firm has been fined £90,000 and ordered to pay £67,500 in prosecution costs after an employee was crushed to death, in January 2011, by a runaway lorry. The HSE investigation found that the deceased did not normally drive articulated vehicles, had not received training on coupling lorries, and there was no written procedure for the work