Worker used forklift as MEWP

Source: on 2009-07-08 12:24:00

A malting firm has been fined £10,000 after a worker fell from the tyne of a forklift while using it as a raised work platform.John Weatherburn was employed at Simpsons Malt's largest site in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland. He had placed a pallet on the forks of a truck to use it as a makeshift elevating work platform so he could repair the roller shutter doors at the feed store entrance. But ...

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