manufacturing


£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

There’s more to be done to improve health and safety in logistics, says HSE

Logistics may be becoming more sustainable, but is it becoming safer? Kanwal Kanda, Head of Transportation at the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), took to the stage at IMHX 2019 to discuss the body’s latest findings about health and safety within transportation and storage in 2017/18. Read More

Worker’s leg crushed in welding machine

A manufacturing company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker was severely crushed while fault finding on a mesh welding machine. Read More

HSE issues safety alert over the phenomenon of condensate induced water hammer

An on-going case has prompted the HSE to issue a reminder to duty-holders in chemical processing and production, engineering and manufacturing, amongst others, about their responsibilities in terms of the maintenance and operation of steam systems. Read More

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

Anyone that’s worked in health and safety over the last 10 years will rightly be made slightly nervous when hearing the words maintenance and contractors, according to Make UK. Read More

Robert Jukes named SHP’s Rising Star for Manufacturing and Rising Star UK

Robert Jukes, HSE Manager of Wax Lyrical, won the judges over with his commitment to the betterment of himself, community outside of work and his job, being crowned Rising Star for Manufacturing and, subsequently, the overall Rising Star UK winner. Read More

New global partnership aims to prioritise safety in the future of manufacturing

Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) have announced a new partnership that will set out the safety challenges for global manufacturing and support safe innovation for all. Read More

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



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