manufacturing


Worker’s thumb amputated after crush incident

An employee of a Devon-based animal feed manufacturer suffered life-changing injuries after his hand was crushed in a pellet press. Read More

Manufacturing: Sickness absence on the rise, according to Make UK

The statistics gathered showed that the overall absence rate increased slightly in 2018 to 2.3%, which was up from 2.2% in the previous year. Read More

Implementing successful health and safety initiatives in the manufacturing sector

Advanced Insulation won the Health and Safety Award at the recent Make UK (formally EEF) Future Manufacturing Awards. SHP caught up with Dan Howell, Group QHSE Manager to find out what helped the company stand out for the judges. Read More

Can technology make the workplace safer? 10 ways to introduce risk free tech

The introduction of technology driven solutions into the manufacturing industry has seen a drop in reported cases of workplace injuries and occupational diseases. Read More

A guide to Work Equipment

This guide from Barbour EHS focuses on the general requirements for the selection and management of work equipment, although other related legislation is referenced. Read More

Contour Showers: Machine blade cut through worker’s knuckle

A manufacturing company has been fined after a worker’s hand was caught in machinery. Read More

CDM in the industrial and manufacturing sector

It is well known that health and safety in the construction industry is a high concern. Industrial and Manufacturing Clients often do not appreciate how the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) apply to them, and the consequences of non-compliance. This article discusses how CDM can be applied and how Turner & Townsend has assisted clients in this area. Read More

Multiple failings at chemical manufacturing firm

A chemical manufacturing company has been fined after failing to manage the risk of exposure to chemicals harmful to health, resulting in workers being exposed to chemicals which caused long term damage to their skin. Read More

Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Manual handling is one of the biggest causes of accidents at work. Read More

Two injuries at food manufacturer lead to £200k fines

2 Sisters Group, the food manufacturer, has been sentenced following two separate incidents where workers became trapped in moving machinery. Read More



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Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Driving at work: Director’s Briefing

Understanding contractor risk in the construction industry

5 rules for effective incident reporting

PPE in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet