Posts Tagged ‘Health and Safety’

Bunting Awarded ISO45001 Standard

Priority Given To Health and Safety In October 2018, Bunting Magnetics Europe successfully achieved the new ISO45001 international standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S).  This relates to all activities on their European manufacturing headquarters in Berkhamsted, United Kingdom. To combat injuries in the workplace, ISO has developed a new international standard, ISO45001, published in March…

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Morrisons Hit by Metal In Green Beans Scare

The Nightmare of Metal Contaminated Food On Friday 21st April 2017, UK supermarket giant Morrisons was faced with a ‘Metal In Food’ health scare.  As reported by the BBC and others, two customers found the metal in packets of the vegetables in Manchester and Glasgow stores. The Food Standards Agency issued a warning for the…

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It Is Easy To Clean A Magnetic Separator

10th of 10 Magnetic Separation Myths The Magnetic Separator has done its job and captured that potentially damaging item of ferrous metal.  Now it is time to remove the captured metal from the surface of the Magnetic Separator.  It should be easy, shouldn’t it?  However, due to the high magnetic power cleaning metal off a…

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Ingesting Metal Fragments Can Cause Injury states the FDA

Solving the Problem of Metal Contamination in Food In a 10 page document, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declares that metal fragments in food may cause dental damage, lacerations of the mouth or throat, or laceration or perforation of the intestine.  They do not mention the untold damage to a company’s reputation and the…

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