Category: Court Cases

WA Management blog posts related to Court Cases.

Week Commencing 14/10/2019 – In The News

Cutting wood with a saw.

Company Fined After Worker Impaled Whilst Using Rip Saw A worker suffered a severe injury when using a rip saw to cut a length of hardwood. As he was feeding it through, an offcut was ejected backwards and embedded itself in his upper leg and groin. The HSE found that no risk assessment for the machine had […]

Week Commencing 07/10/2019 – In The News

A person holding a piece of metal wearing safety gloves.

10% OFF Our Online Training Course! This month, we are shining a spotlight on the hazard of Plant & Machinery movement. It is important to ensure the movement of your equipment on site is conducted safely and correctly, as it can be fatal if not. A key way to do this is to ensure transport hazards […]

Week Commencing 30/09/2019 – In The News

A ladder with green and yellow rungs.

New Hazard of the Month for October Whilst it may not quite match the spookiness that characterises this month, our new Hazard of the Month, Plant & Machinery Movement, promises to deliver a multitude of resources, tips and tricks to help keep your site safe. Plant is machinery that processes material by way of a mechanical […]

Week Commencing 23/09/2019 – In the News

Wheels of a truck with a red centre, with another green truck behind them.

WA Management Reveals New Communication Skills Course! WA Management are pleased to announce a new Communication Skills Online Training Course to add to their e-learning collection! This course is perfect for any employee who wishes to improve how they communicate on a daily basis, both verbally and non-verbally.  The course features: How to choose the best channel of communication Tips and techniques for verbal and nonverbal communication How […]

Week Commencing 16/09/2019 – In the News

Wooden roof beams

New WA Management Information Sheets WA Management is pleased to announce our new information sheets that will be released every other Thursday on the blog. Made by our expert consultants, these are one-stop guides on various Health and Safety topics, giving you all the relevant information in a clear and easy-to-understand format. Topics covered by […]

The Dangers of Lone Working

Who is a Lone Worker? It is estimated that up to 8 million people in the United Kingdom are lone workers. That’s 22% of the 31.2m UK working population. Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision. Anybody who works alone, including contractors, self-employed people and employees, is classed as a lone worker. Lone working is legal but an employer still […]

Week commencing 09/09/2019 – In The News

Company Fined After Fall From Lorry A company that manufactures steel water storage tanks and supporting towers has been fined £9,400 and ordered to pay costs of £1,680.75 after one of their workers fell from a lorry bed. The worker suffered severe injuries, namely multiple fractures of his head, ribs, shoulder blade and fingers, causing him to miss over five months of work. […]

Week commencing 02/09/2019 – In The News

A construction worker in a yellow and orange hi-vis jacket with a hard hat on looking on to a construction site.

WA Management Unveils New ‘Hazard of the Month’ As always, WA Management aims to bring awareness to the hazards that plague the Health and Safety world and this month it is ‘Lone Working’. Whilst it may not be a hazard that automatically springs to people’s mind, it is important that employers remember that they have […]

Week commencing 5th August – In the News

A collection of different coloured hard hats.

Fantastic promotion to coincide with ‘Hazard of the Month’ To coincide with the ‘Hazard of the Month’ for August, which is fire, WA Management are offering a fantastic and limited-time deal on online courses. By Quoting ‘Fire19’ at the checkout, customers can receive an extra 10% OFF of Fire Marshalling and Fire Safety courses. All […]

Week commencing 29th July – In the News

A tall block of scaffolding.

WA Management unveil new ‘Hazard of the Month’ Each month, WA Management allocate a key risk, hazard or overlooked topic to be their ‘Hazard of the Month’. This week, we unveiled that Fire and Fire Safety would take the coveted spot for August. This means that tailored research blogs and news updates around the hazard […]