A shipping firm must pay nearly £40,000 after a heavy goods vehicle
(HGV) driver sustained several lower limb fractures after being struck by a
paper reel which was being loaded on to his trailer.
The All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Working at Height has urged the government to take forward the recommendations in its report after the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) latest statistics showed an increase in the number of fatal injuries caused by a fall from height.
A technology that draws digital boundaries around work areas has helped to improve safety on construction sites and in fleet management.
Four experts discuss the parliamentary report Staying Alive, the use of technological innovations to improve hazard perception and encouraging the reporting of poor practices.
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