Forklift accidents

Accidents involving forklift trucks to October 2011

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Manufacturing firm fined after forklift hits worker. October 2011. More

10th August 2011 A Sheffield engineering firm has admitted breaching health and safety laws after a worker was crushed to death in an horrific fork lift truck accident. More

21 March 2011 A Nuneaton recycling company has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an 18-year-old employee was pinned to the ground by a forklift truck. More

6 May 2011. A metal engineering company based in Chard Junction has been fined after one of its workers suffered serious injuries when a forklift truck tipped over trapping his leg under the load. More

31 March 2011. A food processing company has been prosecuted for safety failings after an employee broke his leg when he was struck by a fork-lift truck at a Harwich factory. More

3 March 2011. A Yeovil vehicle repair and sales company has today been prosecuted after one of its workers fell from a cage balanced on a fork lift truck. More

10 March 2011. A Lincolnshire pipework company has been fined after a fork lift truck that had been lowering a cage containing two workers to the ground, hit one of the men. More

Jan 2011. Recycling company fined after man dies from being struck by telehandler. More

(May 24th 2011). A fatal crash between a fork lift truck and an HGV has prompted the Fork Lift Truck Association to issue an urgent reminder of the laws governing safe operation on public roads. More

A plant hire company and one of its mechanics have been fined after a fork lift truck overturned, killing the driver. Details

A farming company was prosecuted following an accident to an employee who was hit by falling metal framework balanced on the forks of a forklift truck. Details

A Llanelli-based automotive manufacturer has been fined £400,000 after an employee died on the day he was to take voluntary redundancy. Details

(April 2011) Two companies are due to be sentenced for a "catalogue of breaches" of health and safety rules after a teenager was seriously injured when a fork lift truck toppled over. Details