engineering


Company fined after worker has crushed arm amputated

An engineering company has been fined for safety breaches after a 48-year-old worker suffered a life-threatening injury. Read More

Engineering company sentenced after apprentice narrowly escapes serious injury

A plant hire company has been fined after an apprentice avoided a potentially fatal crush injury from a mobile crane. Read More

Engineering firm sentenced after employee suffers permanent nerve damage

An engineering company has been fined after a worker was diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). Read More

How the engineering industry is helping combat COVID-19

In the battle against COVID-19, many engineering companies have had no choice but to forget about their various planned conferences and put their production procedures on hold, investigating alternative ways to use their resources within the aid effort. Read More

HSE issues safety alert over the phenomenon of condensate induced water hammer

An on-going case has prompted the HSE to issue a reminder to duty-holders in chemical processing and production, engineering and manufacturing, amongst others, about their responsibilities in terms of the maintenance and operation of steam systems. Read More

Worker crushed by falling metal frame

An engineering fabrication company has been sentenced after a worker suffered severe crush injuries when a metal frame he was moving toppled from a forklift truck. Read More

Fingers amputated after machine entanglement

HSE: “This injury was easily preventable and the risk should have been identified. Employers should make sure they properly assess and apply effective control measures to minimise the risk from dangerous parts of machinery.” Read More

£8k fine after worker loses leg

An engineering company has been fined after a worker lost his leg from the knee down after being hit by a forklift truck. Read More

Inquest begins into death of health and safety expert who fell down lift shaft

Inquest into death of health and safety expert who fell down lift shaft. Read More

Engineering company fined after worker’s hand crushed

A Tipton engineering company has been fined after a worker’s left hand was crushed, causing life changing injuries. £40,000 fine Read More



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