Category: Equipment and Machinery

Potential Circular Saw Safety Mistakes

Potential Circular Saw Safety Mistakes It is statistically shown that more severe, debilitating injuries occur from the table saw than any other woodworking machine or power tool. When it comes to handheld woodworking power tools, the circular saw may take that crown as the most dangerous. Safety Equipment While using a circular saw always remember to wear the safety equipment. Never forget things like...

Why health and safety training is needed

The Health and Safety at Work Act, etc 1974 states that employers should provide “such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety at work of his employees”. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 further require that employers provide employees with adequate health and...

Workplace Safety Hazards Infographic

We have a great post detailing 7 Common Workplace Safety Hazards. Due to the popularity of this piece, we have now created an infographic to support this. If you would like to share this image please scroll down for the embed code. Contact us if you require further information. Share this Image On Your Site </p><br /><br /><br /><br /> <p><strong>Please...

Forklifts and pedestrians: How close is too close?

Here we look at what we must do to keep forklifts and pedestrians apart.  Each year, 1,300 workers in the UK are seriously injured following accidents involving forklift trucks. Forklift truck accidents have revealed that nearly 75% of ‘impact with a third person’ events involve pedestrians that were completing tasks unrelated to the immediate truck operation at the time of their accident....