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While investigating second hand diesel fork trucks in and around Dagenham you should be aware that a business was fined £2,000 and plus costs when a Health and safety Executive inspector found a worker being lifted eight feet into the air on a forklift truck to fit a company sign on the building. Although no one was hurt this incident had all the hallmarks of an accident waiting to happen. Accidents involving fork lift trucks make up a significant proportion of accidents in the workplace and it is an employer’s responsibility to ensure that drivers receive proper training and that equipment is used correctly.

When you are looking into second hand diesel fork trucks in and around Dagenham remember that employees may be reluctant to report collision incidents that are their fault. It is essential that any training programme includes reporting mechanisms and encourages operators to be secure in the need to report without fear of reprisal.

Whilst you are looking for second hand diesel fork trucks in and around Dagenham you might like to be aware that a lift truck driver working at a sawmill was fined £1,750 after an incident in which he was driving a lift truck with a stack of 12 modular sheds. The sheds obscured the drivers vision and as a result he hit a fellow employee with the load causing a fractured pelvis, cuts and bruises. It is important that individuals are aware that they, as well as their employer, have duties under the law to take reasonable care of the health and safety of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work. In this case the employer had employed an in-house lift truck trainer and the driver had received regular refresher training and re-testing and as a result it was the employee not the employer that was fined for this incident.



If you are looking for second hand diesel fork trucks in and around Dagenham remember that safety can be enhanced if your lift truck has a maximum drive speed setting to help enforce workplace speed limits.

Whilst you are looking for second hand diesel fork trucks in and around Dagenham you might like to be aware that employers who operate lift trucks need to carry out risk assessments and have clear procedures in place for their operation.

Whilst you are looking for second hand diesel fork trucks in and around Dagenham you might like to be aware that a manufacturing company was fined £30,000 after a young worker was pinned by a lift truck against a wall and killed instantly. A lift truck was unloading a lorry in a narrow street when an oncoming vehicle forced it to reverse rapidly to get out of its way. The lift truck driver did not see the young worker leaving from the rear exit and hit him with the rear of his vehicle.
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