Monday, 14 August 2017 by tim tansley
What is PPE? PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment and is defined in the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations as: ‘All equipment (including clothing affording protection against the weather) which is intended to be worn or held by a person at work which protects them against one or more risks to their health and
A West Yorkshire recycling company has been fined by Bradford Crown Court after pleading guilty to breaching Section 2 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.
Monday, 18 February 2013 by kateroberts
Month long campaign aims to reduce rates of injuries and fatalities in construction sector… The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is set to target unsafe working practices in construction sites across the UK as part of a nationwide campaign aimed at reducing the frequency of accidents, injuries and deaths in the construction industry. The campaign
Company failed to provide necessary equipment for manual handling task… A worker was propelled into the air by a 174Kg see-sawing concrete beam that hit him in the groin area inflicting serious injuries. The firm he worked for has been fined for failing in their duty to provide him with the sufficient personal protective equipment
Monday, 23 January 2012 by kateroberts
Machine in aluminium factory sprays molten metal onto worker… A worker at a factory in Worcester was badly injured after molten metal sprayed on him from the back of a machine causing severe burns. The 41 year old Worcester man was working on a die cast machine when molten metal suddenly sprayed him on 27