manufacturing


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

How to manufacture a positive health & safety culture

It is important that manufacturers do not only prioritse health and safety for positive financial performance, but also from a moral and legal obligation perspective. Read More

Entanglement risk was ignored by company

An electromagnetic brake manufacturing company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries to her arm and hand when she became entangled in a spindle drilling machine. Read More

Machine maintenance task was missing risk assessment

A Leicestershire based aluminium extrusion company has been fined after an employee suffered serious hand and leg injuries. Read More

‘I want to be a leader and considered an authority within the industry’: In conversation with Robert Jukes, SHP’s Rising Star UK for 2019

At Safety & Health Expo in June, Robert Jukes was crowned SHP’s Rising Star for Manufacturing and, subsequently, the overall Rising Star UK winner for 2019. Having given him a few weeks to let the accolade sink in, SHP caught up with Robert to ask him about the achievement and to find out what made him the stand-out choice for the judging panel. Read More

£1.2m fine follows arm amputation

Recycling company has been fined after an employee lost part of his arm in a conveyor belt. HSE found company failed to prevent access to dangerous machine. Read More

Unidentified risks led to severed fingers at cardboard manufacturer

A manufacturing company has been fined after a worker’s hand was damaged whilst carrying out machinery repairs. Read More

£1m fine following preventable death

Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1m after a worker suffered fatal injuries when he was struck on the body by a centering machine lifting mast. Read More

Celsa steelworks blast: Company fined £1.8m

A steel company has been fined £1.8m after an explosion killed two men. Read More



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