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Category: Equipment at work

Sentence after historic home butler fatally crushed in lift incident

Monday, February 27, 2017

The operators of one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes have been sentenced after a domestic servant was crushed to death by a lift.

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HSL: Machinery Series – Machinery Directive – Buxton, 29 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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. The purpose and content of a declaration of conformity and incorporation are explained along with when to use which.

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HSL: Machinery Risk Assessment Essentials – Buxton, 28 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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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HSL: PUWER – Machinery Safety Basics – Buxton, 27 Mar 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

This course covers the activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks. This course can […]

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London council fined after school injury

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Islington Borough Council has been sentenced after admitting a role in an incident at a London school where a boy was left with serious hand injuries. 

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North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) – Bolton, 23 Feb 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Ladders and Steps will be the topic of a presentation given by Martin Brooke  from Bratts Ladders & Chair of the Ladder Association. This will then be followed by a presentation by Susan Moore from NMHSAG on CPD and how to approach it. North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) meet bi-monthly and are open to […]

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HSL: Machinery Series – PUWER – Buxton, 6 February 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

This course covers those activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation. The course will also 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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RR1087 – Market surveillance of FFP3 disposable resirators

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Filtering Facepieces (FFPs) are disposable Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for protection against dusts, particles and aerosols. This report describes market surveillance testing of samples of ten FFP3 respirator models from ten different manufacturers that are available on the UK market.

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RR1086 – Noise risk as described in instructions supplied with printing machinery

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The printing industry uses a wide range of noisy machines that have the potential to damage workers’ hearing if the risks are not effectively managed. This report describes research that was carried out to assess the adequacy of the noise emission information provided in a sample of fifteen instruction manuals supplied by manufacturers of printing machinery.

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Worker injures hand in printing press

Friday, November 18, 2016

A seal and label producing company based in Kent has been fined after a worker Injured his hand in a printing press.

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Metal company fined after worker loses foot

Friday, October 7, 2016

A Bedfordshire metal company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe leg injuries and lost most of his foot.

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Alton Towers’ owners fined £5million over Smiler crash

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The owners of Alton Towers have been fined £5million with costs of £69,955.40 following a rollercoaster collision which left 16 people injured, a number of them seriously.

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Hemel Hempstead manufacturer fined £1m following worker’s death

Monday, September 19, 2016

A manufacturing company based in Hemel Hampstead has been fined £1million after a worker was crushed to death by falling machinery.

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West Midlands welding firm fined over worker injury

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Bilston engineering company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while operating a drilling machine.

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Worker suffers life threatening injuries after drum explodes

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Kent company who supplies road safety products has been fined after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when a drum he was working on exploded.

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Manufacturing firm fined after worker’s arm injured in roller

Friday, September 2, 2016

A Wirral based company has been fined £170,000 after a worker’s arm was injured in machinery.

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Company director jailed following workers death

Friday, August 26, 2016

A company director has been jailed for 12-months following the death of one of his workers.

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Farm prosecuted following death of young worker

Monday, August 22, 2016

A farm in Nottinghamshire has been fined following the death of a young worker, when he became trapped between two vehicles.

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Worker suffers serious burns after clothing catches fire

Monday, August 15, 2016

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Engineering firm fined after worker loses finger in lathe machine

Monday, August 15, 2016

A Hampshire based engineering firm has been fined after a worker severed a finger in a metal working lathe.

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