Archive for the ALL LATEST NEWS - TELEHANDLERS - Category

INSPECTION AND EXAMINATION RULES UNDER REVIEW

Posted on 19th August 2016
hselogo1HSE seek more proportionate approach to equipment inspection etc.

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MEWP TOPPLED FROM FORKS WHEN LIFTED BY FLT!

Posted on 16th November 2015
Workman injured in MEWP fall from overloaded telehandler

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WORKMAN CRUSHED BY TELEHANDLER AT PLANT DEPOT

Posted on 16th December 2014
Death caused by lack of training and disorganised & chaotic site

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2 TONNES OF PLASTERBOARD CRUSHED WORKMAN

Posted on 24th November 2014
Unsecured boards on fork lift truck fell causing severe injuries

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INCIDENT: PLANT OVERTURN ON MIXED DEVELOPMENT

Posted on 3rd November 2014
Town house damaged after plant topples on City centre project

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NEW ADVICE ON TELEHANDLER SUSPENDED LOADS

Posted on 8th July 2014
Incidents trigger supplementary CPA guidance

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR CONVICTED IN TELEHANDLER TRIAL

Posted on 4th April 2014
fragilefallmanCourt hears how deceased workman feared tragic incident

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STILLAGE ‘PLATFORM’ TRIGGERS FALL FROM HEIGHT

Posted on 14th January 2014
fltplatformFirm fined over unsafe system of work to clean high level fittings

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FATALITY: LIFT TRUCK INCIDENT

Posted on 8th July 2013
Man dies after incident involving lift truck on homes project

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CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION TWEETS ITS UPDATES

Posted on 13th May 2012
Major plant body now posts safety updates on Twitter  

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HOMES SITE LACKED PEDESTRIAN AND VEHICLE SEGREGATION

Posted on 6th May 2012
Groundworker almost loses foot after being run over by fork lift truck 

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STEEL FIRM FINED AFTER TELEHANDLER PLATFORM SLIPS

Posted on 3rd May 2012
Rebar supplier failed to secure platform which fell on workman below

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SAFE USE OF TELEHANDLERS FOR WORKING AT HEIGHT

Posted on 10th February 2012
Major plant manufacturer launches new telehandler platform options

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INNOVATIVE PERSONAL HAZARD WARNING DEVICE

Posted on 22nd August 2011
Helmet mounted buzzer warns of static or moving construction site hazards 

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FATALITY: TELEHANDLER DEATH ON MAJOR PROJECT

Posted on 21st July 2011
Driver dies as telehandler overturns on major retail and residential development  

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NEW INDUSTRY TELEHANDLER SAFETY GUIDANCE PUBLISHED

Posted on 25th February 2011
HSE back new guide aimed at cutting the toll of telehandler death and injury

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MAJOR CONTRACTOR FINED AFTER HYDRO PLANT DEATH

Posted on 4th January 2011
Telehandler driver crushed by boom through cab window opening

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TELEHANDLER CRUSHED CAR KILLING OCCUPANT

Posted on 22nd November 2010
Developer and driver prosecuted after forklift collapse ends in tragedy 

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WORKMAN STRUCK BY REVERSING TELEHANDLER DIED

Posted on 5th October 2010
Contractor failed to plan and manage safe movement of construction vehicles

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TELEHANDLER LIFTING OPERATION NOT PROPERLY PLANNED

Posted on 31st August 2010
Falling beam on homebuild project leaves workman in quadriplegic condition

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TELEHANDLER VISIBILITY GUIDANCE PUBLISHED

Posted on 9th July 2010
Driver vision and vehicle / pedestrian segregation key to telehandler safety    

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UNTRAINED UNAUTHORISED AND UNSAFE

Posted on 7th January 2010
Telehandler driven by untrained driver overturns lifting trusses

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TELEHANDER FALL FATALITIES

Posted on 15th December 2009
Two deaths highlight danger from telehandler misuse

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UNSUITABLE TRAFFIC ROUTES CONVICTION

Posted on 8th December 2009
Site of telehandler fatality lacked suitable traffic routes

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LIFT TRUCK OPERATOR PROSECUTED

Posted on 4th December 2009
A second forklift operator is convicted after workplace deaths

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PLANT OPERATOR GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER

Posted on 3rd December 2009
Jury finds telehandler operator responsible for death of co-worker

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REVERSING TELEHANDLER FATALITY

Posted on 2nd November 2009
Inoperative reversing visibility aid leads to site telehandler death

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TELEHANDLER OPERATOR FINED

Posted on 23rd October 2009
Operator fined for dangerous practice and fraudulent certificate

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FORK LIFT INCIDENT LEADS TO AMPUTATION

Posted on 4th September 2009
Reinforcement mesh falling from lift forks crushes workman

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FORK LIFT DEATH CAUSED BY BROKEN WINDOW

Posted on 30th June 2009
Damaged window leads to telehandler operator fatal injuries

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CONSTRUCTION PLANT-HIRE ASSOCIATION

Posted on 6th April 2009
Relaunched CPA website includes free plant safety guides

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UNLOADING STEEL SAFELY

Posted on 19th February 2009

Death during unloading steel is a reminder for UK contractors

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PROSECUTION LIFT TRUCK

Posted on 22nd January 2009
‘Improvised’ system leads to tragic workplace death and fine

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