A Leek company that weaves and dyes webbing for seatbelts and harnesses has been fined £35,000 and ordered to pay a further £5,257 in costs after an employee seriously injured his arm in an unguarded machine.50-year-old Andrew Thomas from Leek shattered his left forearm in the incident at Marling Leek on 13 August, 2012, and needed five operations to pin ...
Loading bays – or goods in and out areas – are one of the most common places for workplace accidents.
In the rush to protect electrical equipment from causing fires in explosive atmospheres, it's easy to forget the basics of risk assessment, as enshrined in DSEAR.
Every business, whatever size or sector, has to take responsibility for workplace health and safety, says Jane White of IOSH
For safety's sake, says WM editor Max Gosney, we mustn't let HSE's Fee for Intervention cause an irreparable rift between industry and the regulator.
Manufacturers in breach of health and safety laws could face paying for HSE inspections. Billed as 'cost recovery', it's one of the more controversial proposals from the regulator. Max Gosney asks HSE chair Judith Hackitt to explain
Equipment tagging business Scafftag has launched the LOLER tag inspection system, which is permanently affixed to each forklift truck to enable immediate verification of the truck's maintenance status.
Materials handling business Jungheinrich has launched a range of compact electric-powered, pedestrian-operated stacker trucks.
A new spiral conveyor is available for sites with limited floorspace and where goods need to be moved around the facility at different heights.
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