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HSE prosecutes council after collection truck death

North Tyneside Council has been prosecuted for inadequate safety management after a man was killed by a refuse truck.A member of the public, Brian Kindred, was killed when a refuse truck reversed into him near his home in Allanville, Camperdown in Newcastle Upon Tyne, on May 2 2006.The council will be sentenced at Crown Court at a later date, after pleading guilty.The Health & Safety Executive (HSE), which has brought the prosecution, is warning the ...