Tag: Manufacturing

Week Commencing 04/07/2022 – In The News

‘80% of telescopic ladders sold online fail safety regulations’ New research by the Ladder Association has found that a staggering amount of unsafe and potentially dangerous ladders are being sold to unsuspecting consumers in the UK. While there are manufacturers producing ladders that meet the safety standards, the study showed that a significant number of […]

Week Commencing 14/06/2021 – In The News

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

Plastics Manufacturer Fined After Worker was Asphyxiated Printed plastics manufacturer Alfaplas Limited has been fined after a worker became unconscious as a result of asphyxiation when his tabard was entangled in the rotating spindle of a print machine. On 29 January 2019, an employee who was a supervisor at the company attempted to realign a […]

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 21/09/2020 – In The News

The inside of a factory

New Coronavirus Government Guidelines New guidelines have been released for businesses following the announcement of further measures to address rising COVID-19 cases. This includes the need for some businesses to display the official NHS QR code posters so that customers can ‘check-in’ at different premises using this option as an alternative to providing their contact […]

Week Commencing 16/12/2019 – In The News

Text which reads "Merry Christmas Seasons Greetings From WA Management!" in a blue font against awhite background and a blue and white snowflake border.

Merry Christmas From Everyone at WA Management! Our office will be closed from 25th December to the 2nd January; but if you are in urgent need your consultants will be contactable via mobile. But in the meantime, from everyone here in the office at WA Management, we wish you a very merry (and safe) Christmas […]

Week Commencing 4th February – In the News

Stone in a quarry.

EDF fined after incident at Hinkley Point Nuclear Plant On Monday, we reported that EDF Nuclear Generation Ltd, in conjunction with another company, was fined in excess of £200,000 after an employee fell through an insufficiently guarded skylight. SHPOnline reported on the ensuing HSE investigation, which outlined how the suffered received ‘life-changing’ injuries. The Office […]

September 2017 – In the News

A snowy road.

Colwyn Bay Pier: Asbestos ‘Could Contaminate Beach’ Concerns are increasing that asbestos from the derelict Grade II-listed Colwyn Bay pier could contaminate the beach. Asbestos sheeting was used in the construction of the main pavilion in the 1930s. A report by Conwy council said the sheeting could break up if the pier was hit by […]