Health, safety & environment - Machinery

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LOADING OPERATIONS - 09.05.2024

Forklift truck driver killed whilst loading a lorry

An Oldham-based haulage company has been fined more than £85,000 after a forklift truck (FLT) driver was killed while loading a heavy goods vehicle. What happened and what can you learn from their mistakes?
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WORK EQUIPMENT - 23.04.2024

How safe are lasers in the workplace?

Lasers are now widely used in everything from office equipment to construction work. However, they do introduce further risks into the workplace. What are these risks and how should you manage them?
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MACHINERY GUARDS - 10.04.2024

Pizza maker fined after workers caught up in machinery

One of the nation’s largest producers of supermarket pizzas has been fined £800,000 after two workers suffered serious injuries at its factory in Bolton. What were the failures and how can you prevent injuries when working with machinery?
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MACHINERY - 14.02.2024

Landscaper sentenced after worker dies

An inexperienced worker was killed when a moving circular saw kicked back into his groin. What were the chain of events leading to the accident and how can you avoid a similar incident in your workplace?
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MACHINERY - 19.10.2023

Worker severs fingers in meat machine

A catering butchers has been fined after a teenage worker severed three fingers and partially a fourth while operating machinery that hadn’t been suitably guarded. What were the circumstances of the accident and how could it have been prevented?
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WORKPLACE - 04.10.2023

Companies fined after man crushed

Two construction companies have been fined after a groundworker suffered horrific injuries when heavy drainage pipes fell on top of him. How did this happen and what should have been in place to prevent the injury occurring?
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Health, safety & environment - Machinery

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WORK EQUIPMENT - 23.04.2024

How safe are lasers in the workplace?

Lasers are now widely used in everything from office equipment to construction work. However, they do introduce further risks into the workplace. What are these risks and how should you manage them?
Read more

LOADING OPERATIONS - 09.05.2024

Forklift truck driver killed whilst loading a lorry

An Oldham-based haulage company has been fined more than £85,000 after a forklift truck (FLT) driver was killed while loading a heavy goods vehicle. What happened and what can you learn from their mistakes?
Read more

MACHINERY GUARDS - 10.04.2024

Pizza maker fined after workers caught up in machinery

One of the nation’s largest producers of supermarket pizzas has been fined £800,000 after two workers suffered serious injuries at its factory in Bolton. What were the failures and how can you prevent injuries when working with machinery?
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