Running machine costs cleaning employee’s life

News that has not only shocked Tyrol: A man is killed in a work-related accident. The reason: the machine on which he was carrying out cleaning work was not switched off during his work. Not only should this not have happened, it could have been avoided.

Christmas time = Reconstruction time

Not all employees these days are able to look forward to a peaceful Christmas holiday and a few days off. When manufacturing stops, maintenance rolls up its sleeves. Machines are reconstructed, and “time pressure” is a latent companion. This can quickly lead to inattentiveness or even carelessness. Hardly anyone considers occupational safety and health.

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