Health & Safety

The malting industry is proud of the fact that information supplied by the Health and Safety Executive demonstrates that they have a better than average record in respect of accidents at work.

As a process industry there are many areas of activity where there is an opportunity for accidents. Each company has staff dedicated to ensuring that company policies are adhered to and these experts come together to compare statistical information on accidents and incidents and to share their best practices.

How the Health, Safety & Environment Forum tackle the HSE's top 5 injuries in the workplace can be viewed here.

Industry Guidance documents, prepared by the Health, Safety & Environment Forum, are available to member companies here and to the public here.

With the expansion of the Forum to include environmental issues gave an opportunity for the production of the industry's first Environmental Strategy Document.

Maltsters have recently pledged their support to the health and safety improvement objectives set out in FDMF’s Common strategy document 2015 - 2020.