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Notices served

Notice 310971023 served against Forsyths Limited on 29/09/2020
Notice Type Improvement Notice
Description P/SPD/110920/01 - 310930529 You have failed to take effective measures to prevent access to the dangerous parts of the "union" horizontal boring machine, such as fixed and for interlocking guards to prevent the operator and others entering the danger zone when the machine is operating P/SPD/110920/02 - 310930668 You have failed to take effective measures to prevent access to the dangerous parts of the "Bohner & Kohle" drilling Machine such as a suitable guard or to stop the movement before any part of a person enters the danger zone IN/SPD290920/01 - 310970979 You have failed to ensure that the yard areas at the Buckie facilities (around workshops 1,2 & 3) are organised in such a way that pedestrians and vehicles can circulate in a safe manner, in particular you have failed to provide suitable, unobstructed, pedestrian routes on site and, turning and reversing have not been restricted to places where these activities can be carried out safely. IN/SPD290920/02 - 310971023 You have failed to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) plant provided to control exposure to the fume produced by gas welding on copper is properly used in that; you failed to establish procedures to communicate the requirement for, and to monitor the use of, the said equipment, when this work is carried out at your Buckie facility.
Compliance Date 20/11/2020 Revised Compliance Date
Result Complied with

Breaches involved in this Notice

Location of Offence
Address Commercial Road/Forsyths Ltd
34 Commercial Road
AB56 1UQ
Region Scotland
Local Authority Aberdeenshire UA
Industry Manufacturing
Type of Location Fixed
HSE Details
HSE Group FODOP1GP1 HSE Directorate Field Operations Division
HSE Area HSE Division Scotland
Updated: 2020-03-04