Company Fined After Worker Suffers Fall From Lorry

17 October 2019

Company Fined After Worker Suffers Fall From Lorry

The worker was unloading a lorry at the manufacturing site when he fell from the lorry bed. The fall resulted in multiple fractures of his head, ribs, shoulder blade and fingers. His injuries caused him to miss five months of work.

Further investigation revealed that the company failed to provide employees with proper training on accessing lorry beds in a safe manner. 

The company received the following consequence:

The company was fined £9,400 and ordered to pay costs of £1,680.75.

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