Manufacture & Industrial News
Within the Manufacture and Industrial news page, we have included articles we feel would benefit those in this sector. The news page will regularly be updated with manufacturing and industrial articles.
Today annual figures for work- related fatalities, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer from 2015 has been shared by the Health and Safety Executive.
Due to the fact, inadequate precautionary measures were failed to be put in place, a roofing company has today been sentenced for safety failings to working at height.
If spectral colours had been more thorough in ensuring that the installation of the machinery was completed properly, then the worker who sat on one of the clamping arms wouldn’t have toppled over and pinned the worker’s leg underneath the machine.
The waste and recycling industry has claimed two lives, with two men dying on separate incidents within a month of each other.
The apprentice, Soheil Afrapour, spent 23 days in hospital after suffering head injuries. He was installing wiring above the false ceiling for Mr Soheil Alipour.
After one of its maintenance workers was dragged into machinery and injured a supplier of corrugated cardboard packaging has been prosecuted.
Two companies from Carmarthenshire and West Midlands have been fined after a worker was killed when he fell from a telehandler.
Donald Craig, who runs a company called Craig Services & Access, has been sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for breaches of Health and Safety law after his company hired an unsafe cherry picker, which buckled whilst it was in use, resulting in a death of one worker and seriously injuring another.
The director of a manufacturer that made a two-tonne steel door that killed a band’s singer and its promoter has been cleared of gross negligence manslaughter in a jury trial at Guildford Crown Court.
The owner of a vehicle garage based in North London has been given a suspended prison sentence for breaches uncovered whilst a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation took place due to an employee being attacked by a guard dog.
A company situated in Somerset has been fined as a result of the death of a worker who fell through a factory roof skylight.
A manufacturing company in Somerset has been fined for safety failings, and not creating suitable and sufficient assessment of risk
A manufacturer based in Worcestershire has been fined after one of their employees nearly lost their finger when a door collapsed and pinned him to a baler.
A foundry based in Batley has been fined after a worker suffered serious burns when his clothing caught fire.
Jehu Project Services Ltd, a Cardiff-based construction company, has been sentenced after one of their workers was seriously injured falling down a lift pit.
A company which manufactures rubber sealants has been fined after a worker contracted allergic contact dermatitis.
Vitacress Salad Limited
Vitacress Salad Limited, a company that grows and package salads, have received a fine because an employee lost the tips of their two fingers in a bagging machine.