engineering


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

Biggest concerns and challenges revealed at COMAH sites

The top three concerns for COMAH sites in 2017 has been published by British Engineering Services. The engineering consultancy held Read More

Companies urged to learn from burns incident

A North East engineering company has been sentenced for safety breaches after two of its workers were burned when they Read More

Education to inspire the next generation: Philippa Oldham

  Philippa Oldham is the Head of Transport and Manufacturing at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). At a recent Read More

Engineering worker suffers life changing injuries

Engineering firm, Point Engineering (Hull) Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after a marine hatch and frame weighting more than 500 kilograms Read More



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