Dock work conditions ‘terrible’

Published: 02/02/2010

WORKING conditions for a stevedoring company’s staff at Inverness harbour were “terrible”, a former employee claimed yesterday.

William MacDonald, 35, of Evan Barron Road, Inverness, said Scotlog Sales Ltd failed to provide him with adequate clothing to work during the Highland winter.

The forklift truck driver told James Fraser, his line manager, that he felt like an “ice block”, as he loaded a ship at the harbour in November 2007.

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