24 October 2014
The importance of appropriate training for forklift users

"Employer sentenced after worker crushed to death"


An employer in North Lanarkshire has been fined due to safety failings which resulted in the death of a 22 year old employee.


A HSE Investigation revealed that there was no system to ensure only trained employees used the forklifts, and that the victim had not received any formal forklift training, only brief 'in-house' training which was deemed inadequate.


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