Category: Court Cases

WA Management blog posts related to Court Cases.

Week Commencing 15/02/2021 – In The News

Factories emitting large amounts of smoke.

Toxic Air Puts Six Million at Risk of Lung Damage About six million people aged over 65 in England are at high risk of lung damage and asthma attacks because of toxic air, according to a new report from the British Lung Foundation (BLF) and Asthma UK. It also found that: Older people and those […]

Week Commencing 25/01/2021 – In The News

A worker driving a forklift with products on.

New Face Fit Testing Service WA Management is pleased to announce we are now offering face fit testing as part of our services. In order for respiratory protective equipment (RPE) to provide adequate protection for individual wearers, it cannot leak. A major cause of leaks is poor fit, therefore, tight-fitting facepieces need to fit the wearer’s face to […]

Week Commencing 11/01/2021 – In The News

An up-close view of parts of a metal machine.

Manufacturer Fined After Worker Severs Finger L.S. Starrett Company Limited, a precision tool manufacturer, has been fined after an employee’s index finger was severed and his thumb deeply lacerated in an incident involving a radial arm drilling machine. On 2nd October 2018, the hole saw operator was using a radial arm drilling machine when his […]

Week Commencing 14/12/2020 – In The News

New York City

68% of England’s Population To Live Under Tier 3 Restrictions Over Christmas A review of the coronavirus restrictions in England has meant that a total of 38 million people will be living under Tier 3 restrictions from Saturday – 68% of England’s population. Almost all Tier 3 areas will remain at their current level of […]

Week Commencing 07/12/2020 – In The News

A warehouse where racking is stacked with cardboard boxes.

December Hazard of the Month Announced! Over the month of December, we are focusing on the Hazard of Working at Height. Working at Height is a serious issue that is relevant to almost every profession due to it covering a wide range of work practices, such as unsafe ladder usage to working on fragile roofs. […]

Week Commencing 30/11/2020 – In The News

Water recycling centre in Avonmouth after an explosion killed four employees and one contractor.

Four Killed in Blast at Avonmouth Water Recycling Centre Investigations are continuing into what caused an explosion at a waste water treatment works that killed four people. Three employees of Wessex Water and a contractor were killed in the blast at a water recycling centre in Kings Weston Lane, Avonmouth, on Thursday. A fifth injured […]

Week Commencing 23/11/2020 – In The News

A swirling pile of books

Black Friday Sale! WA Management are pleased to announce we are currently offering 30% off all our online training courses as part of our Black Friday Deal! Getting a whole team or company together for a training day is never easy but it is especially difficult in current times. Our E-learning courses provimentde easy and accessible training […]

Week Commencing 09/11/2020 – In The News

A worker driving a forklift with products on.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine found to be 90% effective The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90% effective in preventing people from getting the virus. Phase 3 of Pfizer’s trial involved 43,538 participants from six countries. They received two doses of either the immunisation or a placebo, with 90% […]

Preventing Machinery Failure

The Effect of Coronavirus on Equipment Testing and Examination During the coronavirus pandemic, the HSE has made it clear they understand businesses may find it difficult to carry out their legal duty to do thorough examination and testing of equipment. It may be difficult to complete thorough examination and testing on time during the pandemic […]

Week Commencing 05/10/2020 – In The News

A man completing work in a factory with protective gloves on.

Asbestos Training in the Construction Industry Sinks to 5 Year Low The coronavirus pandemic has seen the numbers of workers undertaking asbestos training drop by over 66%. Despite the re-opening of construction sites in May, the number of workers undertaking asbestos training courses continues to remain well below average and are at their lowest level […]