manufacturing


Evaluate your site safety

Safety as a journey, not a destination, is a widely accepted construct. UKMHA Chief Executive and FLTA Director Tim Waples invites you to review that journey and asks: “are you sitting comfortably?” Read More

Mattress manufacturer fined after employee dragged into machine

A mattress manufacturer has been fined after an employee of the company suffered multiple injuries to his arm, shoulder, ribs and neck after he was drawn into a NG-06 Semi-Automatic Mattress Rolling Machine (MRM). Read More

Bristol pub fined £132k for breaching fire safety rules

A microbrewery in Bristol has been convicted after breaching health and safety regulations which led to a fire in 2018. Read More

Chemical manufacturing company fined £560,000 after employee scalded with boiling water

A chemical manufacturing company, has been fined after an employee was scalded with boiling water during a cleaning operation. Read More

Manufacturing firm fined after employee suffers life-changing injury

Employee had right leg amputated after being struck by an unsupported beam during a lifting operation. Read More

Company fined after workers injured in forklift truck crash

A manufacturing firm has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in an incident where a forklift truck crashed into an onsite refuse skip. Read More

One size doesn’t fit all for safety in the logistics sector

Safety is too important to rely on ‘off the shelf’ products. When sourcing safety solutions, consultation is key, David Thomas, Read More

Nestlé fined after worker traps arm in machine

Nestlé UK Ltd has been sentenced for breaching health and safety regulations after an employee was dragged into a machine on the production line of their Albion Mills site in Halifax. Read More

Manufacturer fined £100k after worker severs finger

L.S. Starrett Company Limited, a precision tool manufacturer, has been fined after an employee’s index finger was severed and his thumb deeply lacerated in an incident involving a radial arm drilling machine. Read More

Müller UK & Ireland prosecuted after agency worker’s fingers amputated

Yoghurt and dessert manufacturer, Müller UK & Ireland, has been prosecuted after an agency worker suffered severe injuries when their fingers were caught in machinery. Read More



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