Overloaded truck caused “devastating” injuries

Source: on 2009-07-06 08:00:00

A Northern Irish construction contractor has been fined £35,000 after an employee was trapped under an overturned dump truck, resulting in the amputation of his right leg.On 28 February 2008, labourer John Bassett, who had worked for the PB Formworks for just 10 days before the incident, drove the dumper truck down a haul road at a landfill site in Mallusk, County Antrim, unaware that it was overloaded. Belfast Crown ...

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