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Whilst you are looking for goods and services in and around Blackburn you might like to be aware that a company was fined £20,000 and ordered to pay over £11,000 in costs after one of its workers died in a lift truck accident. The company was prosecuted under the Health & Safety at Work Act for failure to use trained staff to drive its lift trucks and protect the safety of its employees.

Whilst investigating goods and services in and around Blackburn you should ensure that training programmes also cover the reporting mechanisms for any incidents.

Whilst you are looking for goods and services in and around Blackburn you might like to be aware that a 50 year old warehouseman received over £50,000 in compensation when his leg was crushed between a wall and a broken down Lift truck he was helping to move. It was found that the employer had inadequate safety measures in place and no safe system for dealing with broken down lift trucks.



While you are investigating goods and services in and around Blackburn it may be helpful to know that general safety in the use of pallet racking will be improved if the training emphasises that side shifting of loads against the rack frame or against other loads should be avoided.

Whilst you are looking for goods and services in and around Blackburn you might like to be aware that a lift truck driver working at a sawmill was fined £1,750 after an incident in which he was driving a lift truck with a stack of 12 modular sheds. The sheds obscured the drivers vision and as a result he hit a fellow employee with the load causing a fractured pelvis, cuts and bruises. It is important that individuals are aware that they, as well as their employer, have duties under the law to take reasonable care of the health and safety of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work. In this case the employer had employed an in-house lift truck trainer and the driver had received regular refresher training and re-testing and as a result it was the employee not the employer that was fined for this incident.

While you are trying to find goods and services in and around Blackburn you might like to note that untrained operators pose such a significant safety risk in the workplace that employers are legally obliged to train staff to use lift trucks safely. Lift Truck Safety Awareness Courses gives managers and supervisors an understanding of basic lift truck handling principles, risks and safety guidelines so that they can ensure short-cuts do not work themselves into daily routines.
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