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Bad practise of emptying bins into skips using a forklift leads to serious injuries

A carpet sample book manufacturer has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in an incident where a forklift truck crashed into an onsite refuse skip. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, three workers at Profile Patterns Limited had been emptying waste from plastic bins at their site in Wigan. They were using a forklift […]

It’s National Apprenticeship Week – time to #BuildTheFuture

National Apprenticeship Week is held every year, and even though times are strange at the moment, taking on apprentices is still something that every business should consider. Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. Did you know… You can employ apprentices at different levels, from school leavers […]

Another ball on the roof? We look at this often overlooked risk in schools and sports clubs

The governing body of a high school was recently fined £10,000 after routine maintenance work went wrong.  The assistant site manager was removing footballs from the sixth form centre roof when he lost his footing, falling more than three metres to the ground, sustaining multiple fractures. The HSE’s investigation found that, despite it being a […]