manufacturing


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

Juice manufacturing company fined after worker loses fingers

A fruit juice manufacturer has been fined after an employee had three fingers of their right hand severed whilst cleaning a screw conveyor. Read More

‘The future of safety is very much behavioural safety focused’

SHP speaks to Sam Watts, PepsiCo EHS Specialist, who was named SHP’s Award for Rising Star in Manufacturing. Read More

Manufacturer fined after worker has arm amputated following entanglement in machine

An agricultural machines manufacturer has been fined for safety breaches, after a 68-year-old worker suffered life threatening injuries when he became entangled on a manual lathe. Read More

Manufacturer fined after employee suffers serious burns

A textiles manufacturer has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he was covered by hot dye and steam. Read More

Manufacturer and director sentenced after worker crushed

A decking manufacturer and a company director have been fined after a delivery driver was crushed by a poorly lifted load. Read More

Simplicity and selectivity: How L’Oréal’s recipe for health and safety excellence strengthened its COVID response

Tim Walsh looks at L’Oréal’s simplification drive, VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) and the pandemic… Read More

£787,500 fine after worker suffers loss of thumb and fingers

Food manufacturer, Young’s Seafood Limited, has been fined after a worker was trapped by a mixing machine. Read More

Automotive engineering firm sentenced after employee has allergic reaction at work

An automotive company has been sentenced after an employee developed an allergic form of dermatitis after coming into contact with metalworking fluids. Read More

The Rising Stars of health & safety

In episode 11 of the Safety & Health Podcast, we focus on the SHP Awards and hear from four winners, SHP’s Rising Star UK and Rising Stars in construction and manufacturing and SHP’s Trailblazer in Positive Social Impact. Hear some interesting and innovative safety ideas from the construction and manufacturing sectors and learn how the perceived negative of struggles with mental ill-heath, can be turned into a positive. Read More



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Employee wellbeing: Shifting the focus on employee benefits in a pandemic

Post-Brexit environmental health and safety regulations in the UK

How to reduce noise in the workplace