HSE International

ISO 22000: Revision of food management standard moves one step closer

Revision is ongoing for ISO 22000 on food safety management systems, which has just reached the Draft International Standard (DIS) stage…

Salad growing company fined after chainsaw injury causes nerve damage

While felling trees, the Growing Green Limited employee suffered deep cuts to his arm at a Brentwood Nursery. No Personal proactive equipment was worn…

London chefs believe long working hours harm their health

A punishing long hours’ culture in professional kitchens puts the mental and physical health of chefs in London at risk, a survey by Unite has revealed…

Hitchen Foods fined £2m after falling plastic bales kill worker

In February 2015, Jacek Adamowicz was cleaning a storage yard when several plastic bales weighing 703kg fell towards him, trapping him against the ground…

Food manufacturer SCLA Limited fined after worker severs fingers on noodle machine

The SCLA worker was clearing a blockage on the noodle production line when his right index and middle fingers were severed. Machine guards did not protect..

Beckett’s Foods fined after meat separating machine crushes workers hand

The Beckett’s Foods worker was loading meat into the machine when he fell. His hand entered the machine, which later required surgery and skin grafts…

CH&Co Group achieves Gold for health and safety on its RoSPA debut

CH&Co Group has been awarded the highest accolade of a RoSPA Gold Award – a substantial achievement for its first year of entry…

Bells of Lazonby bakers fined after two workers suffer hand injuries

The first Bells of Lazonby worker lost the top of their middle finger after it caught the moving blade of a dough-dividing machine. The second worker…

FDF Convention 2017: Brexit, exports and the health debate

The Food and Drink Federation’s Convention will see industry leaders gather to address the challenges of Brexit, obesity and the new industrial strategy…

IOSH publishes annual UK food industry snapshot

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health has conducted its most in-depth study to-date into the health and safety performance of the UK’s food and drink industry…