Manufacturing company fined after fatal incident involving a forklift truck
A lighting manufacturer in Blackburn has been fined after an employee was fatally injured when the forklift truck he was driving struck an overhead steel beam.
The employee was operating a forklift truck to move pallets at the company premises when the mast of the truck hit a low overhead structural beam, which caused it to overturn. The employee was trapped underneath the roll cage and received fatal crush injuries.
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