Process and Manufacturing
In 2012/13, manufacturing accounted for around 10% of the
British workforce. But
it also accounted for almost one in five fatalities and reported
injuries among employees.
Leading players in the industry are partnering with us at HSL,
both in the UK and globally, to take active steps in improving
safety and protecting workers' long-term health and wellbeing. And
in doing so, we help them achieve their business goals.
Why choose HSL?
- Our core business is to help employers to assess hazards in the
workplace, apply effective controls, and manage risks to health and
- The perspective that we gain through supporting the Health and
Safety Executive, in investigating over 200 incidents a year, means
that we have a unique understanding of why accidents happen in the
manufacturing sector, and how they can be prevented.
- You benefit from the hands-on experience of our
multi-disciplinary teams, who can respond quickly, and help find
the best solution for you.
- We are independent, and our staff are world-leaders in their
fields, with expertise in key subject areas relevant to the
manufacturing industry, such as slips and trips, musculoskeletal
disorders, and fatigue in shift-workers. By working with us, you
are able to tap into the latest thinking on key industry
How can we help?
As a world-class health and safety facility, we will work with
you to find solutions to the issues you face. We offer bespoke
research and expert advice on the management of risks, as well as
testing equipment and systems to ensure they are fit-for-purpose.
Our approach is evidence-based. It is also people-centred, as over
80% of accidents are caused by human factors, at least in part.
Examples of how we've helped companies in manufacturing
- Carrying out a safety culture evaluation for the Ford Motor
- Providing occupational hygiene consultancy for a wind turbine
- Making whole-body vibration and noise assessments for Coca
To discuss how we can help you with any health or safety related
issue, contact Neal Parton: telephone +44 (0)1298 218408, email email@example.com
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