UK tire retreader fined for fatal accident

London – Lincolnshire-based tire retreader Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Ltd. has been fined £300,000 and ordered to pay costs of £25,000 after a worker died when the forklift truck he was driving overturned at the company base in Grantham, according to a 15 Sept statement by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Lincoln Crown Court heard the worker was transporting tires on 30 July 2014, when the forklift ran over…

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