Health & Safety Hero

Case Study: Broadley Group - Development of a training plan
4 October 2016 - Broadley Group has grown in size, turnover and employees significantly over the last few years and during this growth period the directors have committed to keeping Health & Safety as their top priority ensuring all the team have full training ensuring the delivery of all work safely. Read more...
Case Study: Edmont - Workshop expansion project
4 October 2016 - Edmont invested in expanding their workshop by a third, to 27,000m², and also created a new area specifically for Corian and other solid surface materials. The expansion meant they also grew their workforce so it gave them a great opportunity to completely update their health and safety programme, including improvements to training, equipment, facilities and access. Read more...
Case Study: Heron Joinery - Improvement projects taking place within new factory site
4 October 2016 - Heron Joinery has invested £3 million in a state-of-the-art new factory with high spec equipment and the very latest technology. Here you can find out how they ensured top level H&S provision supports staff and employee development Read more...
Case Study: Kierson - Creating a safe working environment in a joinery factory
4 October 2016 - At Kierson they take Health and Safety very seriously not only because their clients expect it but because they value every member of their team and expect them to return home safe every night. Their robust approach to Health & Safety gives their private clients to Principal Contractors confidence in them to deliver a job safely and to a high standard. Read more...
Narrow Band Saw - BWF Health & Safety Hero Campaign
10 July 2015 - A briefing on the key safety issues surrounding the use of narrow band saw. It explores the ways you can reduce the risk when using this commonly used woodworking machine and how to operate it safely. Read more...
Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) - BWF Health & Safety Hero Campaign
1 June 2015 - A briefing on the practical measures to be taken when buying, operating and maintaining LEV to efficiently control wood dust. It explores the key messages for ways to avoid expensive mistakes and control exposures effectively. Read more...
Training on Woodworking Machinery The BWF Health & Safety Hero Campaign
31 December 2014 - A briefing on the key issues surrounding safety training on woodworking machinery and highlights a number of critical areas that require particular attention. It provides practical guidance as to the necessary training required for the safe use of woodworking machines and how to use these safely and efficiently in simple and affordable ways. Read more...
Noise - BWF Health & Safety Hero Campaign
24 October 2014 - A briefing on the key issues surrounding noise in a woodworking workshop/factory. It explores the ways you can reduce the exposure of employees to noise in simple and affordable ways Read more...
Manual Handling - The BWF Health & Safety Hero Campaign
1 September 2014 - The Campaign objective in this area will seek to highlight a number of critical areas that require particular attention and will provide guidance as to how to effectively deal with these and the practical measures to be taken for manual handling best practice. Read more...
BWF Health & Safety Hero - Companies who have pledged support
31 March 2015 - BWF members who have pledged their support for the BWF Health & Safety Hero Campaign Read more...
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