Fork lift death inquest

The family of a woman who died after she was knocked down by a forklift truck at a warehouse in Bristol have criticised the lack of safety measures in her workplace.

Forklift death: family say workplace was 'unsafe'

by Tanya Mercer

The family of a woman who died after she was knocked down by a forklift truck have criticised a lack of safety measures in her workplace. 49-year-old Annie Brennan died of multiple injuries after the accident at the Booker Cash and Carry warehouse in Avonmouth.

Her family want to know if more could have been done to prevent what happened. An inquest today (Tuesday 26 March) returned a verdict of accidental death.

Family criticise lack of safety measures in warehouse

The heartbroken family of woman who died after she was knocked down and trapped by a reversing forklift truck in the warehouse where she worked have hit out at the lack of safety measures after an inquest heard her employers were responsible for a series of failings.

Annie Brennan had worked as a Branch Assistant at the Booker Ltd cash and carry warehouse in Bristol for nearly 20 years but died of multiple injuries after getting trapped under the 3.5 tonne vehicle.

Her family want to know if more could have been done to prevent what happened. An inquest today returned a verdict of accidental death:

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Fork lift truck death: employers criticised

Annie Brennan. Credit: Irwin Mitchell

The family of a woman who died after she was knocked down by a forklift truck criticised the lack of safety measures in her workplace.

An inquest has today returned a verdict of accidental death. 49 year old Annie Brennan died of multiple injuries after the accident at the Booker cash and carry warehouse in Avonmouth, Bristol in 2011.

Ms Brennan's family have instructed lawyers to investigate if more could have been done to prevent her death.