HSE International

Engineering firm fined after inadequate controls lead to employees suffering from Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

One worker was undertaking a significant amount of grinding and polishing. Despite reporting his HAVS symptoms, his supervisor instructed him to continue…

Warburtons fined £1.9m after agency worker Wayne Thorpe injured arm on bread line conveyor belt

CCTV footage revealed that while cleaning the bread line at the Warburtons Eastwood plant, Wayne Thorpe became trapped between a conveyor belt and moulder..

Carrington Workwear – A Reputation for Innovation

Tracing production back to the dawn of the industrial revolution, Carrington is the largest producer of workwear fabrics in the UK. Over 35 million metres…

KARBONHEX: UNKOMPROMISINGLY KOOL

KARBONHEX is an advanced, compact range of ergonomic multi-functional hand protection that was conceptualised, designed and styled specifically for those working in the most challenging conditions and hazardous environments…

Tornado Gloves – Specialist Hand Protection through Innovation, Technology & Design

Tornado Gloves lead the hand protection market, manufacturing safety, protective, industrial and cut-resistant gloves for extreme working environments…

RAMS Boards – H&S Culture: Get On Board

RAMS Boards are mobile, modular, multi-purpose health and safety stations that deliver clear and accessible information along with consumable PPE. Read our Q & A with Marcin Nowak, Director at RAMS Boards…

Cardiff steel manufacturer fined after Koch Straightener crushes worker’s hand

In October 2015, the worker was removing leftover steel from a Koch Straightener when he trapped his hand between the rotating rollers inside the machine…

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…

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…

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…