Cofresh Snack Foods is to plough £20m into the business over the next 18 months as it seeks to grow its turnover to more than £100m following the acquisition of an additional food production and warehousing facility.
Warehouse managers have been urged to seek greater clarity over thorough examinations for forklift trucks, after Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures revealed they were involved in 1,300 serious accidents each year – 50% more than heavy goods vehicles...
Collaborative robots – or cobots – can help reduce labour costs and take on the more boring repetitive tasks in a plant, but how flexible are they and how much resistance is there to their presence in the workplace?
The number of food manufacturers adopting robots into their production has increased by 50% over the past five years, fuelled by demands from retailers and consumers, according to a report from consultancy ING.
John Boyle – Institution of Occupational Safety and Health member and head of health, safety, risk and continuous improvement at G’s Fresh – discusses machine safety and the role of Conformité Européenne (CE) marks.