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

A warm welcome to our latest Operator Training Provider

ITSSAR would like to welcome on board – A.M.S Forklift 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 – Venatu Consulting 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 one of our returning Training Providers

ITSSAR would like to welcome back – Ace Trainers Ltd. This is an 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 – MG Ubique 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 – Able Tuition. 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 – KWC 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.

New ITSSAR F1/F2 Manual and Paper Work

ITSSAR has now completed the new F1/F2 Manual, This is available for our accredited Training providers via TOPS. If you are not accredited with ITSSAR and your a Category 1 registered Instructor who has purchased either the F1 or F2 Manual in the past, then please...

A warm welcome to one of our returning Training Providers

ITSSAR would like to welcome back – Kevin French t/a Link Solutions. 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 – East Midlands Driver 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.