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Category: Equipment at work

Worker seriously injured in silo incident

Monday, January 18, 2016

A wheat and barley blending plant has been fined after a worker was seriously injured whilst unblocking wheat in a silo.

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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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School fined after pupil paralysed when swing collapsed

Friday, January 15, 2016

A Hertfordshire school has been fined for safety failings after a pupil suffered permanent paralysis when a swing collapsed.

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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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Housing trust in court after mower mangles worker’s hand

Thursday, January 7, 2016

A Tameside housing trust has been fined after a worker suffered severe injuries to his left hand when it was struck by a metal blade on a ride-on mower. 

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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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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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Two companies fined for safety failings after two separate incidents

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Tata Chemicals Europe Limited and Capper Industrial Contractors have been fined following safety failings on two separate occasions.

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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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PM38 – Selection and use of electric handlamps

Friday, December 18, 2015

This free guidance note is suitable for people working in a wide range of industries. It provides guidance on the selection of electric handlamps for different tasks and situations, and advice on how to use them safely. This edition updates references to further guidance.

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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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Construction company fined after road roller death

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A construction company has been fined and a director sentenced after an employee was crushed by a road roller.

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L25 – Personal protective equipment at work: Guidance on Regulations (Third edition)

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

This guidance is primarily for employers and relevant self-employed persons but may also be useful for employees and those selecting PPE. The guidance has been updated since the last edition.

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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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