Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations


Scrap company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

A motor vehicle scrap company and a director have been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries in an incident involving a forklift truck. Read More

Manufacturer fined after employee’s arm was pulled into rollers of slitter machine

A manufacturing company has been fined after an employee’s hand became caught between two driven rollers and was pulled into the machine. Read More

A robust approach to industrial protection system specification

As architects continue to specify industrial protection equipment for warehouses, Paul Roehricht provides guidance on best practice. Read More

Care provider fined after an employee sexually assaulted and raped by a Service User

The Action Group has been fined after an employee was abducted, assaulted, sexually assaulted and raped in the course of her duties by one of their service users. Read More

Company fined after worker crushed at coal face

A mining company has been fined for safety breaches following a fall of ground. Read More

Buildings material manufacturer fined for health and safety failings

A buildings material manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker was diagnosed with HAVS after repeatedly using vibrating tools above the recommended limits; and a second worker sustained electrical burns in a separate incident. Read More

Work-related violence and aggression: Don’t accept it. Report it. Prevent it.

In this article Helen Beers from the Health and Safety Executive and Sheena Johnson from the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester discuss work-related violence and aggression – the importance of staff reporting incidents to their employers, and of employers understanding the problem and taking action to prevent it. Read More

Plastics manufacturer fined after a worker became entangled in unguarded machinery

Alfaplas Limited has been fined after a worker became unconscious as a result of asphyxiation when his tabard was entangled in the rotating spindle of a print machine. Read More

Work Related Road Risk in 2020: Not the time for cutting corners

All employers are very much presented with an opportune moment now to shine the spotlight back on Work Related Road Risk ("WRRR"), given that the legal framework which underpins this area otherwise remains unchanged and more than ever, businesses should look to comply. Read More

Mental health in the workplace

Mental health, the roles of an employer when it comes to looking after the mental health of employees and how to manage mental health in the workplace. Read More



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