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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

Manufacturing firm fined after employee suffers life-changing injury

Employee had right leg amputated after being struck by an unsupported beam during a lifting operation. Read More

Lifting operation was badly planned

HSE: Operation which had not been planned by a competent person and it was not appropriately supervised or carried out in a safe manner. Read More

BAM gets £40k fine for dropped load

BAM Construction has been fined £40,000 after spilling scaffolding tubes and injuring a worker. Read More

£150k fines after scaffolding falls onto worker

Serious injury results in £150k in fine and costs for Dorchester-based developer Read More

Worker has fingers amputated after gate incident

Company fined after worker loses ring-finger in lifting incident Read More

Overhead crane worker suffers permanent life changing injuries

A Cleckheaton engineering firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered life changing injuries. Gateshead Magistrates’ Court heard Read More

Teenager fractured pelvis on first day of work experience

Radwell International Limited, a supplier of industrial equipment based in Newcastle has been fined after a work experience person fractured his Read More

HSE warning after company fined for back injuries

A car component manufacturer has been sentenced after six workers experienced back injuries from repeatedly lifting heavy car engine parts Read More

Case study: Using technology to reduce injuries and costs

As part of SHP’s pioneering construction series of articles for November, Zoe Whyatt, Head of Sales and Operations Europe at Read More



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