work equipment

The safety year in review: The Warburtons legal case

The incident Bread giant Warburtons has received a £1.9m fine after pleading guilty to a breach of the Provision and Read More

Coldmac case highlights importance of safety checking equipment

Coldmac Limited has been fined after one of its workers suffered life changing injuries to his hand which required surgical Read More

PUWER: Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations

Get your free ticket to Safety & Health Expo Whether you’re an officer, advisor, CEO, distributor, consultant, head of department, Read More

Guidance summary: maintaining portable electrical equipment (HSG107)

This guidance is for managers, electricians, technicians and users and gives sensible advice on maintaining portable electrical equipment to prevent danger. It covers equipment that is connected to the fixed mains supply or a locally generated supply. Read More

Fall-arrest workwear – FallX fall-arrest suit

Floeire, part of the Nomex Partner Program, has designed and patented the new FallX fall-arrest suit ヨ workwear that combines a harness and a flame-resistant coverall, and is made from DuPont's Nomex Comfort. Read More

Moores Turf & Topsoil ordered to pay £180,000 over death

A company in Kent has been ordered to pay over £180,000 in fines and costs after a worker was killed by dangerous lifting equipment on a tipper lorry. Read More

Equipment tagging – LOLER tag

Accidents involving forklift trucks represent 24 per cent of all vehicle incidents in the workplace, according to HSE figures for 2010/2011. Read More

Worker suffered burns to a quarter of his body

A metals manufacturer has been ordered to pay more than £170,000 in fines and costs after a worker suffered severe burns to 25 per cent of his body. Read More

Unannounced HSE visit uncovers storage safety failings

A skip-hire company has admitted allowing dangerous working practices to take place in relation to the storage of skips at a goods yard in London. Read More

Machine guarding – Fortress Interlocks amGard Pro

Fortress Interlocks says its amGard Pro heavy-duty, safety-gate switch interlock builds on the recognised modularity and robust design of the existing amGard range but with added features. Read More

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