Keys left in forklift led apprentice to accident

Source: on 2009-09-17 14:54:00

The owner of a steelwork firm has been fined after a forklift driven by an unlicensed teenage driver overturned, trapping his leg.Apprentice Ben Appleby had been left alone at R&AF Engineering's depot in Stoke-on-Trent on 8 June 2008 when he decided to take the forklift truck for a spin around the yard. The forklift had multiple defects including faulty steering, and the keys were jammed in the ignition, giving Appleby ...

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