manufacturing


Contractor management benchmarking survey launched

Alcumus SafeContractor launches survey to benchmark contractor management in the UK. Read More

£600,000 fine for yoghurt manufacturer

A yoghurt manufacturing company has been fined £600,000 fine after two employees suffered serious injuries following the release of an acidic cleaning solution. Read More

The dangers of dust exposure on your workers’ health

Prolonged dust exposure is bad for your workers’ health. Find out how you can keep your business and your staff in good shape. Read More

Make UK and Alcumus SafeContractor announce new partnership

Make UK has announced that it has selected Alcumus SafeContractor, in a new partnership to reduce workplace accidents and increase sustainable growth, making British manufacturers safer, healthier and stronger. Read More

Manufacturing industry investing in workforce health and wellbeing with 90% of companies rewarded with productivity boost

Wellbeing is now part of the core commitment of manufacturers to their staff – 85% see it as their duty to encourage and promote physical and mental wellbeing. Read More

Fine after manufacturing worker’s hand crushed

A foundry company which casts parts for the automotive industry has been fined after an employee had two fingers amputated while attempting to clear a blockage in a moulding machine. Read More

£50k fine for manufacturer after employee has fingers amputated

A manufacturer of prepared bird feed has been prosecuted after an employee suffered life changing injuries when his hand was trapped in an unguarded rotary valve. Read More

Worker left unconscious after being struck on the head

A manufacturer of engineering products and components has been fined after a profile shed supervisor was struck by a bucket and its contents. Read More

Company director knowingly exposed workers to dangerous substances

A manufacturer of agricultural trailers has been sentenced for deliberately putting his workers at risk of developing severe lung disease, after exposing them to substances harmful to health. Read More

‘Safety is a powerful subject to enhance leadership’

SHP caught up with VP Group Health & Safety at Carlsberg Group, Luiz Montenegro, to find about innovative safety management and the importance of finding the right balance of complexity in health & safety systems. Read More



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