Workplace Hazards

Mentor urges fork lift operators to use three-points-of-contact rule

Mentor FLT Training is urging all work that operate fork lift trucks and those responsible for their safety to implement […] Read More

NHS Trust found guilty after patient was impaled

A hospital trust faces a fine after a jury found it guilty of health and safety breaches following the death […] Read More

White asbestos blocked from hazardous substance list “a catastrophe”

Chrysotile, or white asbestos, will not be added to the Rotterdam Convention’s list of hazardous substances. Agreement could not be […] Read More

Double fine for work at height dangers

Two roofing contractors have been fined after the HSE investigated hazardous working conditions where men were seen working on a […] Read More

What to do when there’s an accident in the workplace

Workplace accidents are more common than you might think. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), UK businesses lost […] Read More

Baking company fined after multiple incidents

A baking company has been fined twice for two separate incidents at their production facility after two workers had the […] Read More

Million pound fine for council after member of public injured

Nottinghamshire County Council has been fined after a member of the public was struck by a council tractor. They were fined […] Read More

Sectors lose 4.4m days due to illness and injuries, statistics show

The construction and education sectors are losing out on 4.4 million working days due to workplace injury and illness, acording to statitics from the Health and Safety Executive. Read More

Engineering company fined after worker’s hand crushed

A Tipton engineering company has been fined after a worker’s left hand was crushed, causing life changing injuries. £40,000 fine […] Read More

E-gloves to protect workers from dangerous vibration levels

Gloves embedded with tiny sensors are being developed by Nottingham Trent University to help protect construction workers from exposure to […] Read More

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