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.
Now's the time for farms to change
Farmers are being reminded they must change their attitude towards safety as Britain’s workplace regulator readies itself for a wave of inspections in the coming months.
Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will visit farms ac...
Wood workshop fined after HSE inspection
A Lincolnshire-based workshop has been fined after his employees were exposed to a hazardous substance.
Inspectors found a significant build-up of wood dust and that Local Exhaust Ventilation systems, provided to capture wood dust and protect ...
The importance of workplace site assessments
A farm has been fined £60,000 following the death of a 43-year-old father-of-three who was electrocuted on the 13th May 2021 by a power line.
Patrick Rice was unloading stone when the hydraulic arm of the dumper truck came into contact with 11kV o...
Work-related fatality statistics 2022-2023
There were one hundred and thirty-five workers killed due to work-related incidents in the United Kingdom the last year, according to figures published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on the 6th of July 2023.
The statistics released ...
HSE finds Faulty, Damaged and Defective Equipment
As part of a nationwide inspection campaign, the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) visited hand car washing facilities throughout West and Mid Sussex and found "shocking" health and safety failings at 20 of the sites in West and Mid Sussex.
Worker suffers two broken ribs, a punctured lung and fractured vertebra
A company has been fined £200,000 after an employee was crushed by a 700kg crate filled with replacement glass.
The man who was working at a warehouse located in Stakehill Industrial Estate, Middleton, was moving the crate, with the help of an...
NASC - MAINTAINING HIGH STANDARDS IN SCAFFOLDING - 2023 Safety Report
Since the 1970's, NASC (National Access & Scaffolding Confederation) have been providing official accident and injury statistics regarding their family of over 400 contracting firms, scaffolding suppliers and manufacturers. Within this years NASC Saf...
HSE clamps down on fairground rides
Starting on 24 April, the HSE (The Health and Safety Executive) will carry out 100 targeted inspections of fairground and theme park rides following a string of incidents throughout the UK. The campaign's strategy is to promote the safe use of fairgr...
Coming Soon - Dumper Truck Inspection Checklists
Good to Go Safety are pleased to announce the launch of a new inspection checklist system.
The latest addition was developed following requests from numerous customers to add a Dumper Truck (otherwise known as a Tipper) to our checklist range. We ...
Work Right - Agriculture
The Health and Safety Executive have launched a campaign called "Work Right - Agriculture" in a bid to reduce farm vehicle deaths and injuries
Vehicles play a key role in farm work but incidents involving vehicles are the number one cause of death...
Father of two left in coma following fall at work
The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) carried out an investigation following an incident at British Airways Maintenance Cardiff Ltd on 10th November 2019.
The findings showed that the company had failed to adequately analyse the risks of working a...
Company fined £200K after employee falls 8 metres
The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) conducted an investigation after a Scottish man named Robin Williamson suffered live altering injuries.
The HSE found that City Property (Glasgow) did not plan, organise and supervise the work, to ensure that...
Factory and Warehousing Safety Tips
Factories and warehouses have numerous health and safety risks. If you fail to manage them, your business may face a number of different issues such as lost working days, injuries and in the worst case scenario, fatalities.
As an employer, you...
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