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Extended HGV driving hours & test changes criticised as risk to safety

Extended HGV driving hours & test changes criticised as risk to safety
The government has rolled out a plan to address widespread supply chain issues caused by a HGV...

Company Fined £18K For Accident Involving Tower Scaffold Safety Rail

Company Fined £18K For Accident Involving Tower Scaffold Safety Rail
The HSE has reported that a shopfitting company has been fined after an employee suffered...

Defective safety guard results in severed fingers and £787K fine

Defective safety guard results in severed fingers and £787K fine
Fish processing giant, Young's Seafood, has been fined for H&S failings after a worker lost...

Tower Scaffolding Safety - a manager's responsibility

Tower Scaffolding Safety - a manager's responsibility
Tower Week is a safety initiative established by the Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and...

Missing safety guard results in severed fingers and £100K fine

Missing safety guard results in severed fingers and £100K fine
A livestock feed manufacturer in Cheshire has been fined after an employee’s fingers were...

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...

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 Truck Pre-Use Inspection Legislation?

What is the law around Forklift Truck Pre-Use Inspection Legislation?
There are a number of benefits of Pre-use inspection checklist solutions, such as reducing the...

What is the law around Ladder Pre-Use Safety Inspection Legislation

What is the law around Ladder Pre-Use Safety Inspection Legislation
Anybody can appreciate the potential danger of a 10 ton forklift or 10 metre high scaffold but...