£200,000 fines over FLT driver death

Source: on 2009-07-01 15:18:00

Two firms have been fined a total of £200,000 over the death of a telescopic forklift truck driver who was crushed by the vehicle's arm.The incident happened in September 2003 at Davyhulme Waste Water Treatment Works in Trafford, Greater Manchester, where Birse Water was principal contractor.No one witnessed the accident but it is thought the victim, who worked for subcontractor MB Plastics, which makes water pipes, knocked the forklift's control ...

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