A Northumberland-based manufacturer must pay a fine of £200,000 after its failure to enclose a lathe in a fixed perimeter guard and prevent access to the work area led to a trainee’s left arm being pulled into the lathe.
Creagh Concrete Products (CCP), a manufacturer based in Hoveringham, near Southwell, Nottinghamshire, has been fined £1m after a young employee sustained fatal head injuries from a metal grab that was in poor condition and shouldn’t have been in use.
Workplace violence and harassment is a global concern. Sarah Cumbers, director of evidence and insight at London-based charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, explores how OSH professionals can address it
A Belfast-based Risk & Compliance software provider has been collaborating with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and construction giant Costain as part of an ongoing project to unlock artificial intelligence’s (AI) potential in improving the management of risks on worksites.
We spoke to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector Andrew Johnson about a case where a one-tonne pallet of glass fell on a United Pallet Network (UK) Limited’s employee, causing life-changing injuries.