machinery guarding


Safety guards were “deliberately defeated”, court hears

A north east engineering firm has been fined for deliberately compromising the safety guards on machinery for production reasons. An Read More

Manufacturer fined after worker suffered head injuries

A Bath-based manufacturer, Rotork UK Ltd, has been fined for safety failings after a worker was hit in the face Read More

Bakery fined after worker loses tip of finger

A Newcastle bakery has been fined after an incident with an unguarded machine caused a 53-year-old employee to lose the Read More

Sentencing for medical firm after guarding failures lead to injuries

A medical equipment manufacturer has been fined after two workers were injured by dangerous parts of machinery in separate incidents Read More

Understanding the basics of machinery guarding

By Paul Tacey In 2013/14, 13 of 89 fatal injuries reported in the UK involved contact with moving machinery. Employers Read More

Rethinking PPE for a safer workplace

By N Venkataraman Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from Read More



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