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Category: Manufacturing

Firm sentenced after worker loses hand in machine

Monday, January 18, 2016

A Manchester waste plastic recycling firm has been fined after an employee’s hand was severed when dragged into a granulator machine.

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Machinery series: PUWER – Buxton, 22 February 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Covers those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.

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Machinery series: Machinery directive – Buxton, 24 February 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016

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

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Firm fined after worker suffered cement burns on first day of work

Thursday, January 14, 2016

A building products manufacturer was fined after a worker suffered serious cement burns on his first day of work.

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Firm fined after worker’s hand was caught in machinery

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A Northampton luxury kitchen manufacturer, Bespoke in Oak Limited, was sentenced on 12 January 2016 after a worker had two fingers amputated following an industrial accident.  The incident occurred on 31st October 2014 when the worker caught his dominant right hand on a revolving cutting block.

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Shropshire man prosecuted after employee suffers extensive injuries

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The owner of a Shropshire haulage and shot blasting company has been prosecuted for safety failings after an employee suffered extensive injuries in an unguarded machine. 

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Coachbuilder fined over worker injury

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

A Cheshire coachbuilding firm has been fined after a worker sustained injuries to his hand when using an unguarded planer. 

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Plastics industry – updated information sheets

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The plastics processing series of HSE information sheets have been revised and updated. They give advice on safe use of machinery, reducing hand knife injuries and controlling fume during plastics processing.

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Companies sentenced over worker injury

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

 Two companies have been fined after a worker suffered serious head injuries when he fell during loading operations.

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Worker injured from safety failings at concrete manufacturers

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

A company manufacturing precast concrete panels was fined after a worker was injured while loading freestanding concrete units onto a vehicle.

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Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Birmingham, 27 January 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

This training course gives delegates practical hands-on experience of conducting a machinery risk assessment using structured techniques.

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Machinery series: PUWER – Birmingham, 26 January 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.

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Twenty one workers’ lives affected after health was carelessly ignored

Friday, December 18, 2015

A Merthyr Tydfil based manufacturer has been fined after 21 employees were left permanently injured after being diagnosed with hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).

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Manufacturing firm fined after worker crushed to death

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Manufacturing company Hanson Packed Products Ltd has been prosecuted after a 26 year old worker was fatally crushed when his arm was caught in a powered roller.

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Food manufacturer fined after worker entangled in machinery

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A food product manufacturer has been fined after a worker suffered injury when he became entangled in machinery.

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Company fined after worker injured by conveyor

Monday, December 14, 2015

A manufacturing company was fined after a worker slipped into a conveyor suffering multiple fractures to his left leg and injuries to both thighs.

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Company fined after worker injured by machinery

Monday, December 14, 2015

A manufacturing company was fined after a worker suffered crush injuries to his left hand from the moving rollers in a machine.

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Concrete company fined after worker crushed by stairs

Friday, December 11, 2015

A company which produces precast concrete products has been fined for safety failings that led to the death of a worker and to another being injured in separate incidents just 20 minutes apart.

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Metal company prosecuted after employee falls from height

Friday, December 11, 2015

Manchester Galvanising Ltd, a manufacturer of coated metals, was fined after an employee suffered a fractured foot and shoulder after falling three metres from a ladder into a drying pit.

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Company fined after worker injured by machinery

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A company who manufactures flexible plastic coverings has been fined after a worker was injured while operating a winding machine.

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