Tag Archives: Health & Safety Executive

Haulier fined after truck hits power lines

Construction haulier Mick George Ltd has been fined more than £565,000 after a tipper driven by one of its employees came into contact with overhead power lines during the construction of a waste transfer station. Northampton Crown Court heard that on 9 March 2016 a driver employed by Mick George was emptying a load of soil from his tipper at …

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Haulage firm fined after driver dies in incident

Essex-based road haulage firm YCT Ltd has been fined £170,000 after a driver died after being crushed between two articulated vehicles. Southend Magistrates Court heard how the unnamed HGV driver, employed by YCT suffered fatal injuries when his vehicle rolled forward out of control while he was coupling the HGV tractor unit to a trailer. An investigation by the Health …

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