- The worker was tasked with changing air filled wheel with foam filled wheels on
8 April 2016.
- Each wheel weighs more than 400kg.
- There was no handling equipment for the wheels.
- Holt JCB has not assessed the risks of this operation.
- They had not trained workers on how to handle wheels.
- A wheel fell, leaving the man with broken bones in both feet.
- The company were prosecuted under Regulation 4(1) of the Manual Handling Regulations 1992.