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Why Paying Attention to Safety Rules Really Matters!
Why Paying Attention to Safety Rules Really Matters!

Why Paying Attention to Safety Rules Really Matters! We all agree that when it comes to health and safety, those laws and rules are there in place for a reason,…

No Excuse for Unguarded Machinery

Operating machinery is known to pose many risks for workers and those around them. Guards are used to protect the operators from gaining access to the dangerous parts of the…

The Self-Employed and Health and Safety

A recent review of the Health and Safety regulations by Lofstedt recommended that the Self-employed should be exempt from the health and safety regulations. Providing the self-employed person doesn’t pose…

Legislation – Quantity over Quality

Legislation Review – Do the Numbers Really Matter? About ten years ago I recall having to draw up a register of health and safety legislation for a manufacturing site.  Despite…

Risk Assessments – Are You Doing them Right?

Many businesses are using health and safety consultants to teach them how to perform the required, adequate risk assessments in everyday operations. There are all sorts of occasions in the…

Changes in Health and Safety Regulations

The Lofstedt Review was carried out by Professor Ragnar Lofstedt after being appointed by Chris Grayling, the Employment Minister. This was an independent review of the current health and safety…

Recycling Firm Fined £80,000 after Employee received Crushing Injuries by Skips

Steven Graham was stood between two skips when a loader hit one of them.  As he was in the middle, Mr Graham was trapped between the two which caused him…

Employees have to follow health and safety regulations

Worker Prosecuted for Breaking Health and Safety Laws Often you hear reports of large companies being fined for failing to ensure the health and safety of their employees.  Sometimes it…

Nestle Purina Fined After Employees Scalded on the Job

5 Pet Food Plant Workers Suffer Burns The pet food giant firm have been fined £50,000 for breaching Health and Safety regulations after an accident which ended in five of…