Engineers took no notice of HSE warnings

Source: on 2009-06-29 12:39:00

Aerospace components manufacturer Crest Engineering has been fined £13,000 after ignoring enforcement notices to fit safety guards on eight milling machines at a factory in Greater Manchester.During a visit to the factory in May 2007, the HSE discovered the company had removed or unlocked guarding on several milling machines, which are used to shape metal.The factory had been served eight enforcement notices for machine guards back in 2001, but refused ...

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