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Slips on wet and contaminated floors

Historically, the insurance industry has taken a gloomy view of food manufacturers, mainly due to the construction of buildings. However, these issues for the most part seem to have been managed and therefore insurers are more comfortable with them. That said fire is not the only risk the industry presents for insurers and over recent […]

Level of injuries and ill-health in the food and drink sector revealed

Hundreds of workers in the UK food industry are likely to suffer an over-three-day accident during their working lifetime, according to the results of an annual survey on occupational injuries and ill health in the food and drink industry. The study reveals there were two deaths, 133 major injuries and 767 over-three-day injuries in the […]

Slips, Trips & Falls: The most common cause of injury in the workplace.

Slips and trips are the most common cause of injuries in the workplace—over 10,000 workers suffered a serious injury due to a slip or trip last year. They can also lead to other types of serious accidents, such as falls from height. However, by following our safety policies and procedures, the majority of slips and […]