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Lack of training in working at height causes yet more serious injuries

Manufacturing company, Acrivarn Ltd, was sentenced today for safety breaches after an employee using a 9-inch angle grinder suffered significant facial injuries when the cutting disc came into contact with his face. Huddersfield Magistrates’ Court heard how, the injured person had been assigned the task of dismantling a mezzanine spray booth steel structure in the […]

Fine for construction firm after worker struck by placing boom

A construction company has been fined after an employee was struck by the placing boom of a concrete pump, causing serious injuries. Brighton Magistrates Court heard how, concrete footings were being poured at a site at Ditchling Common, East Sussex . Due to the soft ground, vehicles could not get close to the work, so […]

Broadcast October 2020

Welcome to this month’s Broadcast, where our team members from all parts of the business cover topics such as training courses, including our Face Fit Testing Open Day, the affects of COVID-19 on mental health and wellbeing, the correct disposal of COVID-19 contaminated waste, and the need for Legionella risk assessments. As ever, should you […]

Over £500k fine for manufacturing company after worker struck by forklift

G-Tekt Europe Manufacturing Limited, a company that manufactures metal pressings and sub-assemblies for the automotive industry, has been fined after a worker was struck by a forklift truck and suffered a serious brain injury. Newport Magistrates’ Court heard how, a worker needed to be placed in an induced coma after a forklift truck struck him […]