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Notice 310623293 served against Wilker UK Limited on 01/05/2020
Notice Type Improvement Notice
Description 1 x IN Issued - IN1/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to ensure that local exhaust ventilation plant provided to prevent or control exposure to substances which are hazardous to health, namely welding fume, has been thoroughly examined and tested. 1 x IN Issued - IN2/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to ensure that local exhaust ventilation plant provided to prevent or control exposure to substances which are hazardous to health, namely dust created when cutting fibre glass, has been thoroughly examined and tested. 1 x IN Issued - IN3/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to ensure that local exhaust ventilation plant provided to prevent or control exposure to substances which are hazardous to health, namely wood dust, has been thoroughly examined and tested. 1 x IN Issued - IN4/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to take effective measures to prevent access to dangerous parts of the machinery, namely the cutting blade on the Barnes Heckmondwike Guillotine which presents an amputation hazard. 1 x IN Issued - IN5/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to take effective measures to prevent access to dangerous parts of the machinery, namely the folding mechanism on the Keetona Folding machine which presents a trapping/crushing hazard. 1 x IN Issued - IN6/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to make arrangements for the effective management of health and safety which are appropriate to your activities, and the size of your undertaking,and which are proportionate to the risks to be managed, in that you have failed to ensure suitable and sufficient guards are properly fitted, adjusted and used on machinery at your premises. 1 x IN Issued - IN7/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to assess the risks to employees of exposure to vibration from the use of vibrating tools including angle grinders, reciprocating saws and sanders and identify measures to reduce these risks. 1 x IN Issued - IN8/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to assess the risks to employees exposed to noise at or above the lower exposure action value. 1 x IN Issued - IN9/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 -You have failed to ensure that exposure to substances hazardous to health is prevented or adequately controlled in that you have failed to provide suitable control measures such as LEV and/or RPE for welding activities in Unit 5. 1 x IN Issued - IN10/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to the health of employees exposed to a substance, namely 'Martrim Heavy Duty Spray Adhesive' containing Dichloromethane, which is hazardous to health; and implement the steps identified to prevent or adequately control exposure. 1 x IN Issued - IN11/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 - You have failed to ensure that exposure to substances hazardous to health is prevented or adequately controlled by ensuring that employees who wear tight fitting face-masks are clean shaven and face-fit tested. 1 x IN Issued - IN12/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 -You have failed to take suitable and sufficient steps to prevent, as far as reasonably practicable, a person falling from a distance liable to cause injury by failing to install suitable and sufficient edge protection on mezzanine floor areas used for storage at your premises. 1 x IN Issued - IN13/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 -You have failed to ensure that exposure to substances hazardous to health, namely wood dust, is prevented or adequately controlled, by fitting suitable and sufficient LEV to the table saw and chop saw in Unit 5. 1 x IN Issued -IN14/SMW/WUL/01/05/2020 -You have failed to provide health surveillance to employees who are or are liable to be exposed to a substance hazardous to health, namely wood dust, welding fume and hazardous adhesives/paints 1 x IN Issued - IN1/SMW/WUL/04/05/2020 - You have no written scheme for periodic examination by a competent person of the pressure vessel and/or pipework, namely the large air receiver/compressor being operated on site.
Compliance Date 31/07/2020 Revised Compliance Date
Result Complied with

Breaches involved in this Notice

Location of Offence
Address Millbuck Park/Wilker UK Limite
Units 1&2 Millbuck Park
Millbuck Way
SANDBACH
Cheshire
CW11 3HT
England
Region North West
Local Authority Cheshire East UA
Industry Manufacturing
Main Activity 30990 - MF NEC TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT NEC
Type of Location Fixed
HSE Details
HSE Group FODOP2GP7 HSE Directorate Field Operations Division
HSE Area HSE Division North West
Updated: 2020-03-04