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Waste company fined for "avoidable" death

A Yorkshire waste management company has been prosecuted and fined £75,000 following the avoidable death of an 18-year-old employee.The man, employed by Associated Waste Management of Brighouse, West Yorkshire, died at the companys waste management depot in Shipley. He was struck and killed by a reversing skip loader lorry while working in the yards tipping area. The vehicle had reversed without the assistance of visual aids, audible warning ...