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Forklift Safety : A Supervisor’s Role and Responsibilities

Forklift Safety : A Supervisor’s Role and Responsibilities
An employer has many responsibilities when it comes to the safe operation of fork lift trucks. A...

Guidance on new scaffold tower standard

Guidance on new scaffold tower standard
With changes to BS EN 1004 taking full effect later in 2021, PASMA (Prefabricated Access...

Company Fined £20K For Accident Involving Unsafe Tower Scaffold

Company Fined £20K For Accident Involving Unsafe Tower Scaffold
A north west roofing supplies firm and its director have been fined after two workers fell from...

Getting the Best Out of your Pre-Use Inspection Checklist

Getting the Best Out of your Pre-Use Inspection Checklist
Pre-use safety checks are a very useful tool for keeping potentially hazardous equipment safe...

What is the law around forklift pre-use safety inspections?

What is the law around forklift pre-use safety inspections?
There are a number of benefits of pre-use inspections, such as reducing the cost of truck...

What is the law around ladder pre-use safety inspections?

What is the law around ladder pre-use safety inspections?
Anybody can appreciate the potential danger of a 10 ton forklift or 10 metre high scaffold but...

What is the law around Scaffolding Safety Inspections?

What is the law around Scaffolding Safety Inspections?
In recent years the number of fatal work-related injuries in the UK has thankfully remained...

What is the law around MEWP pre-use safety inspections?

What is the law around MEWP pre-use safety inspections?
MEWP safety falls under three main sets of legislation – The Work at Height Regulations 2005,...

What Health & Safety legislation governs pre-use safety inspections?

What Health & Safety legislation governs pre-use safety inspections?
This is a top level overview of the most common Health & Safety regulations and how they relate...

Effective plant isolation could have prevented injury & £140K fine

Effective plant isolation could have prevented injury & £140K fine
An animal feed processing company has been fined following an incident where part of an...