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Category: Paper

Health and safety in the paper industry

Cardboard manufacturer prosecuted after worker’s hand crushed

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

A cardboard manufacturer has been fined after an employee suffered horrific injuries to his hand when it was trapped between metal rollers superheated by steam.

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Firm fined for worker’s death at paper mill

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

A company has been fined following the death of a worker who became trapped in unguarded machinery at a Devon paper mill.

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HSG279 – Making paper safely: Managing safety in the papermaking process

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

This guidance is for managers and users of paper and tissue manufacturing machinery. It provides practical guidance to manage the risks on papermaking machinery and describes the law that applies. This edition updates references to legislation and links to further guidance. New sections have also been added to cover areas of papermaking not previously covered.

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Paper company in court

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Swanley firm that makes paper products has been prosecuted for allowing workers to bypass interlocked guards on machinery after one employee trapped his hand.

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