HSE Weekly Digest eBulletin

Recycling firm fined six figures following death of forklift driver

A paper recycling company has been fined £600,000 following the death of a 20-year-old agency worker who suffered fatal crush injuries.

HSE’s investigation found significant failings in the management of workplace transport risks at the site, including issues relating to operator competence and supervision and monitoring. Read this press release for full details.

You can find guidance on managing lift truck safety.

Other recent enforcement news includes:

COVID-19 guidance and updates

HSE’s website has the latest coronavirus-related guidance and information.

For a full range of COVID-related information and advice visit HSE’s coronavirus pages. These include information on:

Further guidance is available for England, Scotland and Wales.

Protecting young people at work

When employing a young person under the age of 18, employers have the same responsibilities for their health, safety and welfare as they do for other employees.

Young people are more likely to be new to the workplace and could be facing unfamiliar risks. Workers are as likely to have an accident in the first six months at a workplace as they are during the whole of the rest of their working life.

We’ve got a wide range of relevant guidance on our website, including:

resources and useful links


News

Phoenix Industrial Training & Design Ltd

Phoenix Industrial Training & Design Ltd were a Cat 2 with ITSSAR but after running their first instructors course this week we are happy to announce they are now a Cat 3 providing operator training & instructor training.

A warm welcome to our latest Operator Training Provider

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board – First For All Solutions t/a KR Training This is a Operator Training provider on behalf of ITSSAR, for full contact details please go to our Training Providers then Accredited Training tab on our website.

A warm welcome to our latest operator Training Provider

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board – Glossop Training Ltd. This is a Operator Training provider on behalf of ITSSAR, for full contact details please go to our Training Providers then Accredited Training tab on our website.

A warm welcome to our latest operator Training Provider.

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board – Forklift Pioneer Training. This is a Operator Training provider on behalf of ITSSAR, for full contact details please go to our Training Providers then Accredited Training tab on our website.

A warm welcome to our latest operator Training Provider.

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board – ZR Training. This is a Operator Training provider on behalf of ITSSAR, for full contact details please go to our Training Providers then Accredited Training tab on our website.

A warm welcome to our latest operator Training Provider.

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board – Midlands College of Training Limited This is a Operator Training provider on behalf of ITSSAR, for full contact details please go to our Training Providers then Accredited Training tab on our website.

A warm welcome to our latest operator Training Provider.

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board – Intu Veritas Ltd This is a Operator Training provider on behalf of ITSSAR, for full contact details please go to our Training Providers then Accredited Training tab on our website.

A warm welcome to our latest operator Training Provider.

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board – FSC Training Ltd This is a Operator Training provider on behalf of ITSSAR, for full contact details please go to our Training Providers then Accredited Training tab on our website. https://www.itssar.org.uk/directory/

A warm welcome to our latest operator Training Provider

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board - Inspire International UK Ltd This is a Operator Training provider on behalf of ITSSAR, for full contact details please go to our Training Providers then Accredited Training tab on our website.