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Category: Equipment at work

Transport company fined after crate falls on worker

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

A transport company firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries when a crate fell on him whilst he was unloading crates from a container.

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Playground inspector in court after boy seriously injured in swing collapse

Friday, September 11, 2015

A playground inspector has been fined after a seven-year-old boy suffered life-threatening head injuries when the rope swing he was playing on collapsed.

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Fencing company fined after worker injured in machinery

Friday, September 11, 2015

A fencing company has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered serious injuries to his left arm.

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Jaguar Land Rover in court over Halewood death

Friday, September 11, 2015

 Car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has been sentenced for safety breaches discovered during an investigation into a death of a worker at its Merseyside plant. 

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Tape supplier fined after worker injured

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A tape supply company has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered crush injuries to his hand whilst operating a cutting press.

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Automotive components company find after worker injured

Thursday, September 10, 2015

An automotive components company from West Midlands has been fined for safety failings after an employee suffered crush injuries after entering a guarded area of a machine. 

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Woodham Ferrers firm fined for ignoring safety law

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A Cheltenham firm has been fined a total of £15,000 for repeatedly failing to have its systems on its local exhaust ventilation (LEV) system for extracting wood dust and lifting equipment on its rider operated trucks thoroughly examined.

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Polythene firm sentenced over employee’s life changing injuries

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

A Widnes film polythene manufacturer has been fined a total of £40,000 for serious safety breaches after an employee was badly injured when he became trapped in a machine. 

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Review of HSE’s work equipment and machinery webpages – complete our short survey

Friday, September 4, 2015

HSE will shortly be reviewing its work equipment and machinery webpages. This is your opportunity to comment on the current material and contribute to its development. Consultation closes on 29 September 2015.

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Recycling firm sentenced over safety failing after death of father of six

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A waste recycling firm has been sentenced after admitting safety failings related to a worker being killed at its premises in Batley.

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Wiring manufacturer in court for worker injuries

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A wiring manufacturer has been fined after a worker was seriously injured when he was caught in machinery at their site in Doncaster.

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Bedfordshire manufacturer in court for worker injuries

Friday, August 28, 2015

A Bedfordshire manufacturer has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in separate incidents at its Dunstable factory.

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Paulamar Company fined over worker injuries

Friday, August 28, 2015

A manufacturer of foam plastics and rubber materials was sentenced today after admitting safety failing leading to a teenage worker being permanently disfigured. 

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National Fork Lift Safety Month: 1-30 September 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Fork lift trucks remain the UK’s most dangerous type of workplace transport. Throughout September’s Safety Month – or Safetember – the Fork Lift Truck Association will be making a compendium of free resources and guides available via its website.

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National Fork Lift Safety Conference – Loughborough, 23 September 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Forming part of the FLTA’s Fork Lift Safety Month, the conference is aimed at managers and supervisors who oversee fork lift truck operations. The conference will feature case-histories from companies who have successfully implemented safety campaigns and effectively reduced FLT accidents in the workplace.

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Firm fined after worker injures hand at saw mill

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A company that manufactures garden timber products has been fined for safety failings that led to a worker sustaining serious injury to his left hand. 

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Major construction firm fined for safety failings

Friday, August 21, 2015

 A construction company has been fined after a worker was injured by sound bloc boards (similar to plaster board) weighing a total of 544 kilograms that fell from a crane. 

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Food manufacturing company and director sentenced

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A multi million pound turnover food manufacturer and one of its directors have been fined after a worker was crushed by a forklift truck at its Warwickshire factory.

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Company fined after two workers injured by same conveyor

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A waste paper company has been fined for safety failings that led to two workers sustaining arm injuries in separate incidents.

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Animal feed supplier fined for safety failings

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

An animal feed supplier has been fined for safety failings after the company had failed to ensure their fork lift trucks had undergone regular examination, putting employees at risk.

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