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Dockyard faces prosecution over LOLER breach

Devonport Royal Dockyard, the largest naval base in western Europe, is facing prosecution after several test weights dropped from a height and narrowly missed a worker.

Telehandler strike costs potato firm £50k

A Yorkshire-based company that supplies potatoes to supermarkets and wholesalers nationwide has been sentenced after it failed to separate workers on foot from moving vehicles at its site in Tadcaster, Selby.

HSE increases FFI charge by almost 20%

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has increased its fee for intervention (FFI) hourly rate from £129 to £154.

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Learning from: black belts

Lean six sigma exponents can teach us about more than housekeeping and waste control. 

Toyota: Critical moves

Operatives take a front seat in MSD risk reduction on Toyota’s production lines. 

Food and drink sector conference 2018

Exoskeletons, managing foreign workers and influencing work design were among the themes at this year’s event. 

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