The £40,000 fine handed down to a scaffolding contractor serves as a reminder that even the simple act of Lorry Loading must be planned. Derby Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 22nd February 2016 at a site in Chaddesden, 24-year-old [LG] was injured while scaffold fittings were being loaded into bins on the back of a

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HAVS Management Failure Before looking at how to control Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), let’s look at a recent court case. A ground engineering company, Keller Limited, has been fined after a worker was diagnosed with severe hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). Cheltenham Magistrates heard how the employee working at the company’s earth retaining division, known as Phi

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