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Category: Manufacturing

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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Three companies fined for safety failings arising from two accidents

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Two incidents at the Haverhill site of Jan Cavelle Furniture Company have led to three companies being fined for health and safety failings.

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Firm fined after forklift truck operator killed

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A large steel fabrication company based in North Yorkshire, has been fined after a forklift truck (FLT) operator was killed when the truck he was operating overturned. However, the offence to which the company pleaded guilty was not a significant cause of the fatal accident.

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Hand entrapment to worker at food manufacturing company

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

A food manufacturing firm was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered partial de-gloving of his hand.

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EEF: Health, safety, climate and environment (HSCE) briefings – various locations, May 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

A half-day seminar that helps health, safety and environmental co-ordinators, managers and directors keep their business compliant and up to date with the latest trends and key issues across health, safety and environment. Dates available from 10 May through to 26 May 2016, 9:00 – 12:30 – find an event near you!

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Machinery series: Machinery risk assessment essentials – Buxton, 10 May 2016

Friday, April 8, 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, 11 May 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

This course gives delegates a thorough understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2009 legislation, as revised, as well as the key current European and International safety standards that support the Regulations.

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Machinery series: Designing and specifying safety related control systems – Buxton, 12 May 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

The course concentrates mainly on the approach laid down in EN ISO 13849-1:2008, but will also explain the changes in the recently updated standard EN ISO 13849-1:2015.

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Machinery series: PUWER – Buxton, 9 May 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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

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Manufacturing company fined after worker was injured

Thursday, March 31, 2016

A company manufacturing sealing products in Slough has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when his arm was caught in machinery.

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Automotive company fined after worker loses finger

Monday, March 21, 2016

A Birmingham-based automotive company has been fined after a worker lost his finger.

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Company fined after worker injured by machinery

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

A Swansea company which manufactures plastic sheeting has been fined after an employee suffered serious injury when his hand was caught and dragged into machinery.

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Insulation company fined for health and safety failings

Thursday, February 25, 2016

A Welsh insulation company that produced natural insulation products have been fined for health and safety failings

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