Articles on Working Safely, News of Injury & Illness and Useful Information
A glazing company based in High Wycombe has been fined for failing to assess the risks posed to employees who use vibrating tools. They have left a significant portion of their technicians with permanent injuries to their hands in the form of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). The company in question, PSV Glass & Glazing […]
Significant casualties in American factory after workers given 20 minute Tornado warning – is this corporate manslaughter?
A series of deadly tornados, including one category EF5, hit multiple US states last Friday evening (10th December 2021). EF5’s can reach speeds higher than 200mph. The “Quad-State Tornado” wreaked havoc across 200 miles of land, destroying homes, businesses, and claiming lives. In Mayfield, Kentucky, the strongest of these tornados hit Mayfield Consumer Products (MCP), […]
Seriously Poor Working Conditions for Factory Workers in India Supplying Major UK High Street Retailers
Overworking, low-pay, abusive management and a lack of breaks are just some of the unfair working conditions these women in India making clothing for Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer and Ralph Lauren are experiencing.
The theory suggests that workers belonging to a union are more familiar with their rights, as well as knowing how and when to file safety complaints.