News & Events

News & Events

Stay up to date with all of the latest industry and legislative news relating to the safety and maintenance of workplace equipment.

We will post blogs relating to HSE prosecutions and HSE accident statistics, safety initiatives and topical events relating to equipment safety and the consequences of failing to maintain equipment at work across a wide range of industries – from farming to construction, warehousing to transport and logistics. In addition we will highlight how our Good to Go Safety inspection systems could help to improve workplace safety and help your company to reduce maintenance costs while complying with key statutory legislations such as PUWER, LOLER and WAHR.

TakeAIM Updates
TakeAIM Updates
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As more and more customers sign up to TakeAIM and discover the benefits it can bring, so we receive more requests and suggestions for additional features to enhance the system. Over the past 12 months we have been asked for a number of improvements to the dashboard area and we are delighted to announce that the following updates are now live and available for you to check out– just sign in to your dashboard to access the updates: Following the latest updates you can now see the list of overd...


Why You Should Inspect Telehandlers
Why You Should Inspect Telehandlers
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A fencing manufacturer and the owner of the yard where the business operates, have been fined following the death of an employee at the site. North Somerset Magistrates’ Court heard how on 14 August 2017, Roderick McKenzie Hopes was working for PA Fencing Ltd. A telehandler tipped and knocked over stacked timber which fell on to Mr Hopes resulting in his death. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that the telehandler’s safety device, designed to stop loads being...


4 Million Inspection Checklists Sold
4 Million Inspection Checklists Sold
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To date, Good to Go Safety have supplied over 4 million checklists to companies around the UK. If you don’t currently know about our multi-award winning inspection systems, you may be wondering why so many people insist on utilising Good to Go Safety rather than simply printing their own checklists in-house? The answers are numerous …. 1. Safety First From a safety perspective, there is a requirement under PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations), LOLER (Lifting Operation...


Managing Warehouse Equipment
Managing Warehouse Equipment
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Thorough inspections of all equipment are required under Health and Safety law: LOLER 1998 & PUWER 1998 Asking employees to conduct pre-use checks before using forklifts, pallet trucks, racking, ladders or other warehouse equipment is not only a smart and responsible policy to enforce, but is also required by law. With our easy-to-use walk-through checklists it only takes a short time to ensure that warehouse equipment is safe to use. Not only will it ensure equipment is safe to use but it...


UK Fleet Champion Awards - "Highly Commended"
UK Fleet Champion Awards - "Highly Commended"
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Good to Go Safety are delighted to announce that Brake - The Road Safety Charity - have recognised our TakeAIM team for all their hard work, excellent products and continued innovation for Health and Safety. The UK Fleet Champions Awards aim to give recognition to the many exciting developments in their industry sector and as such we are proud to see our app be Highly Commended for the two categories of: Fleet Safety Innovation Award - Celebrating the hard work and dedication of companies ...


Boss jailed for ignoring HSE notices
Boss jailed for ignoring HSE notices
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The boss of a car salvage yard has been jailed for a year after ignoring 15 safety notices. A report from a forklift examiner in November 2018, which unearthed a Category A defect on a forklift, prompted a visit from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and resulted in Tahir Karim being sent to jail. The failings at Long Life Spares in Caerphilly, south Wales, included forklift trucks with defective brake mechanisms and broken mast chains [part of the lifting mechanism], investigating ins...


Snow to hit Britain with -5C chill on the way
Snow to hit Britain with -5C chill on the way
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Freezing temperatures and snow has being warned on the lead up to Christmas. The Met Office has said that the UK can expect snow and icy conditions from December 19th. Weather maps from WXCharts show a freezing weather system hitting the UK from the 19th December due to air moving south from the Arctic and Scandinavia. The charts also suggest snow will fall across Scotland on the 16th and 17th December. The Met Office also warned that the long term forecast will likely include extensive fr...


A man has died due to falling from a scaffolding tower
A man has died due to falling from a scaffolding tower
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We're extremely sad to report that a employee has died due to falling from a misconfigured scaffold tower. Cambridge Magistrates Court heard how, on 15 September 2017, Sean Harding was working on a mobile tower levelling a steel beam that was seated on a door lintel. This involved using a crowbar to lever the beam up for a work colleague to insert a metal packer into the gap. Mr Harding caught his jacket sleeve on the tower, lost balance and fell over a single guard rail and down to ground le...


HSE inspection campaign sheds light on health and safety issues
HSE inspection campaign sheds light on health and safety issues
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Last week 22 inspectors from HSE’s Yorkshire and North East Field Operations teams inspected 71 businesses in the Sheffield and Rotherham area. Of those visited 46 companies needed to make improvements to better protect the health, safety and wellbeing of workers in metal fabrication, engineering, general manufacturing and waste and recycling sectors. During the course of the week, inspectors served three prohibition notices and 31 improvement notices. Examples of some of the breaches found i...


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