< Machinery Safety

Health and Safety Consultancy Services for SMEs in Birmingham, West Midlands and beyond

Horrific industrial Penis accident is a warning to men everywhere

Horrific industrial penis accident is a warning to men everywhere A man from Gloucestershire is recovering in hospital after suffering one of the most painful (and embarrassing) workplace injuries ever. Somehow, the man involved managed to cut off his own penis with a circular saw. Details of the accident remain sketchy, but the injury could… Read the Full Post

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Health And Safety That’s Hard To Believe

Whilst there are times when accidents at work occur in previously unconsidered or unusual circumstances, there are also occasions when working practices simply beggar belief. There have been a couple of cases recently in which it seems that any consideration of health and safety didn’t just go out of the window, but actually got into… Read the Full Post

Posted in Health and Safety Services | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

County Council in Warwickshire Fined for Failing Self-Employed Worker

The Health and Safety Executive have prosecuted the Warwickshire County Council. They decided to prosecute the council after one of their contractors was injured on the job.  A self-employed heating contractor was badly injured when he was working around machinery which was not properly guarded. As a result of the accident the contractor, John Shields,… Read the Full Post

Posted in Fire Risk Management, Health and Safety at Work, Health and Safety Services, Workplace Health and Safety | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Latest Blog Posts
When employees sabotage their own health and safety When employees sabotage their own health and safety A group of builders has found a loophole in the rules banning shorts on their site... Read More
Could biometric technology help improve construction health and safety Could biometric technology help improve construction health and safety Although it has existed for years, biometrics technology has been restricted to projects requiring the... Read More
5 ways health and safety will make you rich 5 ways health and safety will make you rich There are many excuses given by businesses being prosecuted for health and safety failings, but... Read More
Follow all of the latest Veritas Consulting news on our RSS feed