Health and Safety

HSE site visits in July 2014 and activity in the last year

In July the HSE targeted inspections on businesses and they have just released their findings so far: A total of 1160 sites were visited. The inspectors focussed on significant risk issues, such as risk assessments, fire safety, exposure to hazardous substances, manual handling, noise and vibration. One is six sites visit resulted in issuing enforcement […]

August 18, 2014 By SGW Payroll | Health and Safety

Worker’s Injury Reveals Factory’s ‘Appalling’ Safety

A packaging firm has appeared in court after an investigation into a worker’s injury revealed safety standards described as ‘appalling’. The company was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an employee had part of a finger amputated after his left hand became trapped in unguarded machinery. The HSE discovered that two other […]

July 29, 2014 By SGW Payroll | Health and Safety

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