heath and safety and work act

Safe systems of work ‘fundamental’ for safety

Worker was helping to move a hardness testing machine when it fell from the pedestrian pallet truck it was being transported on and struck his left hand. Read More

Amputation after 800kg lift crushed worker’s foot

A worker had to have two toes partially amputated when an automated storage retrieval system (ASRS) lift dropped and trapped his foot. Read More

Workforce health: Reduce risks using cleaning and maintenance best practice

How implementing proper wiping and cleaning procedures can benefit business audits, streamline production and reduce the risks to workforce health. Read More

‘Miracle only one person was injured’: Serious safety failures sees property developer jailed

A group of workers, who had no experience in construction, were appointed to carry out demolition work at a property in Oldham. Judge call it a 'very serious case indeed'. Read More

Worker suffers ‘significant injuries’ after warning of past accidents ignored

A security fencing manufacturing company has been fined after a worker sustained significant injuries on site. Read More

Horrific injuries after scaffolding hits power lines

A Swindon-based scaffolding company and its director have been sentenced after a worker was left with life-changing injuries. Read More

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