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Notices served

Notice 311717687 served against G.H. Rigby & Son Limited on 06/07/2021
Notice Type Improvement Notice
Description 1 x Prohibition Notice Issued - P GHRS/GP7/JW/16.6.21 - 01 - you have failed to prevent access to dangerous moving parts of machinery. 1 x Improvement Notice - IN.GHR.JW.G7.05.07-1(311717551) - You are failing to control employee exposure to welding fume which is classed as a carcinogen, can cause cancer, occupational asthma and lung disease. Your control measures are not adequate to control the risk. 1 x Improvement Notice - IN.GHR.JW.G7.05.07-2(311717626) - You have a Hydrocrop punch and guillotine machine in your workshop (machine number: 4828). You have failed to prevent access to dangerous, moving parts of the machine namely the punch part of the machine. 1 x Improvement Notice - IN.GHR.JW.G7.05.07-3(311717662) - You have failed to have your forklift truck (model: GLP25RFV, serial number: A875B04419W) thoroughly examined at least once within the last twelve months 1 x Improvement Notice - IN.GHR.JW.G7.05.07-4(311717687) - You do not have a system in place to manage your metal working fluids (MWF) and control employee exposure. Occupational asthma developed from exposure to MWF has been linked with the constituents of the fluid, additives and bacteria in the fluids. MWF are also a cause of dermatitis.
Compliance Date 03/08/2021 Revised Compliance Date
Result Complied with

Breaches involved in this Notice

Location of Offence
Address Liverpool Road/G.H. Rigby & So
Liverpool Road
Sankey Bridges
Region North West
Local Authority Warrington UA
Industry Manufacturing
Type of Location Fixed
HSE Details
HSE Group FODOP2GP7 HSE Directorate Field Operations Division
HSE Area HSE Division North West
Updated: 2020-03-04