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The food and drink industry in this country is a very profitable sector of industry. However, employers are under a duty to their employees to make and keep their place of work safe and to ensure that accidents are not caused in the food processing sector while operating food processing machinery.
In the food/drinks industry, machinery and plant causes;
In relation to the main causes of injuries investigated by the Health and Safety Executive in the food and drinks industries over a 4 year period, this highlighted the main types of machinery involved, which are as follows:
In the food industry, interlocked guards have the advantage of making the machine easier to hygienically clean on a frequent basis. However, maintenance when subject to cleaning fluids may be a little higher.
A safe system of work should be in place for daily and routine hygienic cleaning of the conveyor belt that ensures workers are not put at risk of injury from unguarded moving parts. The system of work used should be formalized, and workers should be appropriately trained.
All of the above relate to working within the food industry and dealing with machinery.
Faircloughs Accident Claims Solicitors have extensive knowledge of dealing with factory accidents involving machinery in the food industry.
Faircloughs Solicitors have over 60 years of experience in dealing with accidents involving
machinery at work in Wigan and Golborne and in the greater Northwest.
The above information has been provided by the Health and Safety Executive in connection with dealing with workplace accidents.
Call Faircloughs Accident Claims Solicitors for further advice if you have had an accident involving work machinery, work equipment and work machinery generally.
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