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 was previously acting editor of IOSH Magazine. Before that he was editor of SHP and he has also worked on Local Authority Waste and Recycling and Environmental Health Practitioner.