June 20, 2012

Failure to Adequately Guard Woodworking Machinery Costs Employer £5k

An employer, who runs a small workshop, was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for allowing access to the crown of a spinning blade. The magistrates heard that HSE inspectors were forced to issue two separate Prohibition Notices to stop him using the saw until it was made safe. The employer complied with…

View Post