This new FAQ explains how and when LOLER thorough examinations applies to plant and equipment commonly used within the Waste and Recycling Industry.
Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us.
Early Bird registration up until 1st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 2nd September is £425.
Filtering Facepieces (FFPs) are disposable Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for protection against dusts, particles and aerosols. This report describes market surveillance testing of samples of ten FFP3 respirator models from ten different manufacturers that are available on the UK market.
The printing industry uses a wide range of noisy machines that have the potential to damage workers’ hearing if the risks are not effectively managed. This report describes research that was carried out to assess the adequacy of the noise emission information provided in a sample of fifteen instruction manuals supplied by manufacturers of printing machinery.
A Bedfordshire metal company has been fined for safety breaches after a worker suffered severe leg injuries and lost most of his foot.
The owners of Alton Towers have been fined £5million with costs of £69,955.40 following a rollercoaster collision which left 16 people injured, a number of them seriously.
A manufacturing company based in Hemel Hempstead has been fined £1million after a worker was crushed to death by falling machinery.
A Bilston engineering company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while operating a drilling machine.
A Wirral based company has been fined £170,000 after a worker’s arm was injured in machinery.
A company director has been jailed for 12-months following the death of one of his workers.