lifting and handling

Two construction firms fined after man suffers serious injuries

Two construction companies have been fined a combined total of £120,000 after a groundworker suffered horrific injuries when heavy drainage pipes fell on top of him. Read More

Companies sentenced after worker hospitalised for nearly two weeks

Two construction companies have been sentenced after a worker was hospitalised for nearly two weeks after being struck by a 124kg panel. Read More

Amazon facing health and safety fines after government inspections in US

The Health & Safety processes of retail giant Amazon have come under scrutiny in the US. Read More

Moving and handling materials in construction: Early findings from HSE’s latest health campaign

The HSE has revealed a snapshot of good and bad manual-handling practices on construction sites across Great Britain in six weeks of inspections. Read More

Everything you need to know about manual handling risk assessments

'Go on, put your back into it!' Not what you want to hear when it comes to manual handling. Instead, this is an area where investing time in risk assessment and task-specific training are essential when it comes to avoiding people suffering short- or long-term pain. A wide range of technology already exists to avoid or significantly reduce the impact of manual handling; spend the time to investigate what might be suitable for you. Read More

Using AI sensors on-the-job to reduce lost time injuries

As part of its safety processes, Wincanton wanted to be able to give movement training to colleagues whilst on the job so they could learn how they were moving whilst working rather than only in a classroom setting... Read More

The knock-on effects of an accident

CFTS issues reminder to businesses about the importance of regular checks for all warehouse equipment. Read More

National Forklift Safety Day highlights the importance of operator training

As part of its continuing commitment to raising safety standards across the material handling sector, UKMHA is once again championing the cause of National Forklift Safety Day. Read More

Lighten the load

A dedicated focus on preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) is driving changes that can be applied not just in the workplace, but also at home. Read More

Do you involve your forklift operators in health and safety?

Accident rates tend to be lower in workplaces where the workforce participates in H&S. It’s important for lift truck operators to understand their role in H&S. Read More

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