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Wood products maker and director fined after woman scalped

A manufacturer of stair parts has been fined almost £500,000 after a female agency worker was scalped in an incident involving a rotating drive shaft.

Teenage apprentice overcome by fumes in ‘acid room'

An alloy wheel repair company has been sentenced after a 16-year-old apprentice was overcome by fumes from a substance that contained toxic chemicals, including dichloromethane (DCM).

Terex GB fined after worker pinned by mobile crushing plant

The UK arm of a US manufacturing company has been fined £150,000 over the death of a worker after an accident at its site in Omagh, Northern Ireland. 

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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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