Builder failed to train forklift driver

Source: on 2010-01-08 14:12:00

A construction services firm has been fined £4500 after an untrained worker suffered multiple fractures when a forklift truck telehandler he was operating overturned at a site in Northumberland.Tom Lincoln was injured in July 2008 while using the telehandler, without wearing a seatbelt, to lift trusses onto a roof at the development. The vehicle toppled over onto its side and trapped him against the truck's window and controls. Fractures to ...

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