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The Health And Safety Myth Busters

Let’s be honest, Health and Safety doesn’t always get a good press. It’s a rare week that we don’t come across an article in the news about an apparently ludicrous and unnecessary application of health and safety rules and regulations. The problem is though that invariably these claims are utter nonsense, and have nothing at …Read the Full Post

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Firm Fined After Worker Severed Fingertips in a Machine

A grain frim in Northamptonshire have been fined after they were prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive. Roman Banach lost three fingers and his thumb while he was working with a mixer in August 2011. While he reached into the chute his hand touched the blades inside which resulted in the injuries. Nearly two …Read the Full Post

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Benefits of a Health and Safety Audit

It is very easy to forget about the health and safety side of running a business. As an employer and a business owner there are multiple tasks that need doing, the work never stops. However, health and safety cannot be pushed to the back of your to do list. It needs to be one of …Read the Full Post

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No Excuse for Exposure to Asbestos

A hospital trust in the North East of England has been fined after contractors were exposed to asbestos. The Sunderland Eye Infirmary was having some work done to the premises that involved drilling through the surrounds of doors to the wards. The holes were to enable cabling to be installed. Unfortunately the door surrounds were …Read the Full Post

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Worker Was Failed by Employers – Injured Hand Could Have Been Avoided

A labourer working for a company in Southampton suffered a serious injury to his hands after an accident at work. Edmund Skweres was working on a machine which did not have the proper safety guards in place. His employers, the horticultural business A E Roberts, were investigated after the incident by the Health and Safety …Read the Full Post

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