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Spillages identified as the main cause of injury in breweries

18 August 2017

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) there are statistics that indicate slips and trips are one of the main causes of injury in the brewery industry (second to manual handling). Slips and trips are an equal cause of injury and 90% of slips are due to wet floors which can be prevented with the right measures. 

Commenting on the importance of keeping alcoholic and soft drinks companies compliant with legislation and policies, Bruce Wishart, founder of leading spill containment specialist Empteezy, said: “Employee safety in breweries is paramount, in an environment which predominately deals with liquids, it’s no surprise that slips and trips are one of the most common injuries sustained.  

“If liquids aren’t properly stored, it poses risk not only to the employees, but companies themselves can be open to substantial fines. Having the right spill containment measures in place is not only crucial to prevention of slips and trips but critical to the prevention of exposure to harmful chemicals and substances.”  

Empteezy recently advised family run Fourpure Brewery on legislation. Steve Morris, head of packaging at Fourpure takes up the story: “Empteezy carried out a site visit where they were able to recommend solutions that helped us comply with Health and Safety legislation, as well as providing vital information regarding the storage of chemicals that will help protect our employees and our business.”


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