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A car manufacturing company has been fined after an employee became trapped and suffered crush injuries whilst unloading a chassis from a delivery vehicle.

Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court heard that the employee became trapped between the trolley holding the chassis and a parked vehicle when the delivery vehicle moved. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) into the incident, found that the company did not have a safe system of work for unloading chassis. The risks should have […]

Broadcast July 2021

Flexible Working Unsurprisingly, there has been a substantial increase in homeworking during the pandemic. In 2010 there were around 3% of workers working from home all the time. That figure had risen to 5% before the impact of the pandemic. However, after that point, the figures then rose rapidly in response to the Government’s guidance […]

Why has agriculture got the worst rate of worker fatality in the UK?

Recent figures show that over the last 12 months there has been close to a 100% increase in deaths in the farming industry due to workplace incidents (interestingly, this follows an all time low number in 2019-20) – 18 times higher than the average rate across all other industries, and this is unacceptable.  Farmers and […]

Broadcast June 2021

With travel restrictions easing we have your guide to a range of scenarios and questions that may arise with regards to employees wishing to book annual leave to travel abroad. We also cover fixed wire testing as well as accident reporting – all topics relevant to most businesses. Need training? There’s also details about our upcoming […]

Broadcast May 2021

Welcome to this month’s Broadcast. It’s packed full of great advice about Right to Work changes, encouraging employee engagement to create a safer workplace, and how to ensure your workplace is compliant in case of an HSE Workplace Exposure inspection. Need training? There’s also details about our upcoming Emergency First Aid in the Workplace course, […]