Recycler’s director is sentenced for fatal telehandler strike
A waste collection and recycling company has been fined £500,000 and its director handed a six months’ custodial sentence after an employee sustained multiple injuries when he was hit by a reversing telehandler. He was struck while crossing the work yard at the company’s premises and later died in hospital.
Nick Warburton is acting editor of IOSH Magazine. He is a former editor of SHP and has also worked on Local Authority Waste and Recycling and Environmental Health Practitioner.