Safety

Accident reporting by workers has improved since the system was installed

Web-based monitoring helps Hilton Foods cut accidents

By Rick Pendrous

Hilton Foods UK & Ireland, the meat processing and packing company, has reduced the number of accidents at its sites, thanks in part to the use of a web-based health and safety management system.

A fatal grain silo accident has resulted in a £50k fine

Grain silo death results in £50k fine

By James Ridler

A fatal accident in a grain storage facility resulted in a £50,000 fine for farming firm Maurice Mason Ltd last week (Friday March 10).

'Pint madam? Not in a glass with a handle - it's a safety risk'

Food and drink features in health and safety excuses

By Mike Stones

Spurious health and safety rules have been used to refuse to supply a burger cooked rare and to deny drinkers pints in glasses with handles, according to a new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report.

A depalletiser at the firm's Halifax factory

Nestlé fined £180k after worker’s death

By Mike Stones

Nestlé was fined £180,000 after a worker died in an accident involving a depalletiser because the firm “failed to implement basic safety measures”.

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