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Forklift incident leaves worker seriously injured

A company that manufactures and transports wooden trusses has been fined £82,000 after a worker sustained multiple fractures when a forklift truck reversed into a stack of roof trusses that fell on him.

Waste criminals dupe landlords

Empty industrial units are being used to dump thousands of tonnes of illegal waste, says the Environment Agency (EA).

DVSA validates DAFcheck

DAFcheck, the manufacturer’s network-wide electronic vehicle maintenance record system, has been validated by the DVSA to align with its Earned Recognition scheme.

Views sought on TCs’ guidance amendments

Senior Traffic Commissioner (TC) Richard Turfitt has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Statutory Documents, the publications that describe how TCs apply the law and take a proportionate approach to their regulatory powers.