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Category: Manufacturing

Motor Manufacturer Fined over Asbestos Contamination

Friday, July 8, 2016

A motor manufacturer has been fined after discovery of asbestos boarding panels contaminated a site.

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Annual workplace fatality statistics published

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today.

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Worker injured in unguarded machinery

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A Monmouthshire based company has been fined after a worker suffered injury in machinery.

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Worker injured when entangled in machinery

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

An engineering company based in Sheffield has been fined after a worker became entangled in machinery.

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Fish processing firm fined after man killed by falling boxes

Friday, June 24, 2016

A Plymouth company has been fined £500,000 after an employee suffered fatal injuries when a stack of boxes of frozen fish fell on him.

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Worker contracts allergic contact dermatitis

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A company based in Hereford which manufactures rubber sealants has been fined after a worker contracted allergic contact dermatitis.

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Machinery series: PUWER – Buxton, 11 July 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

The course will give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.

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Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Buxton, 12 July 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques which demystify the process given in BS EN ISO 12100: 2010.

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Machinery series: Machinery directive – Buxton, 13 July 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations, as well as the key current European and international safety standards that support the Regulations.

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Farm labourer struck by falling tree

Thursday, June 2, 2016

A self-employed furniture maker from Hampshire was fined after felling a tree which struck a farm labourer.

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Firms fined after worker loses fingers in power press

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A London-based metal packaging company has been fined after a worker trapped his hand in a power press and lost two fingers.

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Company fined for safety failings

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Bedford company that produces shower trays has been fined for safety failings following an inspection.

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Pipe manufacturing company fined for safety failings

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A pipe manufacturing company based in Newport has been fined for safety failings after seven reported cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) between April 2014 and July 2015.

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Body manufacturing firm fined after workers crushed between vehicles

Monday, May 16, 2016

A vehicle body manufacturing company in Stoke-on-Trent has been fined after two workers were seriously injured when they were crushed between a moving vehicle and stationary vehicles.

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Bakery fined after worker injured with powered bowl mixer

Monday, May 16, 2016

A Wiltshire bakery has been fined for safety failings after a worker was injured with a powered bowl mixer.

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Crystal company sentenced over injury to worker

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Cumbrian lead crystal manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered a serious hand injury while using machinery.

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Plastics manufacturer fined for death of worker

Friday, May 13, 2016

A plastics manufacturer from Cambridgeshire has been fined and given a suspended sentence after a worker died after he was crushed by printing machinery.

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Major frozen food manufacturer fined for safety failings

Monday, May 9, 2016

A major frozen food manufacturer based in Scarborough has been fined £800,000 for safety failings after an employee nearly lost his arm.

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Explosion at vehicle seat manufacturer injures worker

Friday, April 22, 2016

A vehicle seat manufacturing company based in Ebbw Vale, has been fined after a worker was injured from an explosion.

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Young apprentice loses finger on rotary press

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The owner of a business that manufactures specialist adhesive tape for industrial applications has been fined after a young apprentice lost his finger on a rotary die press.

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