September news letter
26th September 2019
SI 2019/1285.
27th September 2019

Port operator fined £300,000

A Merseyside port operating company has been fined £300,000 and ordered to pay costs of £7,593 after a worker was struck by a load falling from two fork lift truck (FLT). An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found no suitable risk assessment relating to the hazards arising from loading bundles of rebar onto reversing flatbed trailers had been carried out. The tandem FLT lifting operation carried out was also not properly planned, supervised or carried out in a safe manner.