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Company failed to undertake safety checks

A granite worktop manufacturer has been fined after failing to ensure that lifting equipment was examined and maintained to ensure it was safe to use. Read More

Stricter work at height regulation may be the only way to stop avoidable deaths

Falls from height is a major killer of workers in key sectors including construction and agriculture, and the figures show no sign of improvement, as Ken Diable, Managing Director at Heightsafe, explains. Read More

Renault safety breach: Workers exposed to dangerous equipment

Car manufacturer Renault has been fined after serious safety breaches relating to faulty vehicle lifts. Read More

Manufacturer fined for worker’s burn injuries

An employee’s hand became trapped in a sanding machine, causing burn injuries that needed surgery. Read More

Fine after worker is covered in chemicals

An Essex based chemical company has been sentenced after an employee was injured when a storage tank failed. Read More

Lancashire bakery fined after worker pulled into mixing machine

A 32-year-old baker was seriously injured when he became trapped in a food-mixing machine at a Lancashire bakery. Read More

£20k fine after worker’s hand amputated

A manufacturing company has been fined after a worker’s hands got trapped in a 25 tonne press. Read More

£300k fine after dangerous machinery incident

Devonshire based textile company has been fined after a 21-year old employee suffered life changing hand injuries. Read More

Bakery company fined for safety failings

A bakery company based in Hertfordshire has been fined for safety failings. Stevenage Magistrates’ Court heard how Arnaouti Pitta Bread Read More

Firm fined £140k after worker suffers fourth degree burns

Manchester aluminium diecasting producer Presbar Diecastings Ltd, has been fined £140,000 after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when he became trapped in Read More



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Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

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