Firm fined for fatal forklift crush

Source: on 2009-09-11 15:52:00

A Northampton-based firm has been ordered to pay a £14,190 penalty at Lincoln Crown Court, after an employee died when he was crushed under his overturned forklift truck.Shaun Porter had been working at Trackline's factory in Pinfold, Bourne in Lincolnshire, where they assemble crawler undercarriages for vehicles such as earth movers, when the incident happened on 1 August 2007.The 31-year-old was using a forklift truck to move a large steel ...

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