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Devro (Scotland) Ltd

The challenge

An independent survey of operations associated with the Devro site in Moodiesburn was undertaken April 2012 at the request of senior management.

Plant facilities allow for the preparation of a range of food casings to suit a global client base. Process activities requires a number of portable gas cylinders and…

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Enesco Ltd

The challenge

Fine Ceramic Transfers are part of the Enesco Group Decor and carry out transfer print operations for a wide range of clients.  Their site in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent incorporates mechanised print facilities for finishing of largely decorative products and involves use of some flammable materials – the site did not…

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Daido Industrial Bearings Europe Ltd

The Challenge

Daido Industrial Bearings Europe Limited, based in Ilminster, Somerset, UK, produce plain bearings, bushings and thrust bearings for medium speed diesel engines, turbochargers, and a range of other rotating and reciprocating machines.

The facility operates 24/7 days per week and there are approximately 150-160 staff working in production areas.

The business…

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UCM Magnesia Ltd

The Challenge

An independent survey of UCM Magnesia operations at the Saltend site in Hull was undertaken August 2011 at the request of senior management.

Facilities at the Saltend site allow production of Magnesium Oxide powders for sale into the electrical element manufacturing sector. Majority of process materials were found not to…

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JSM Furniture

The challenge

JSM operate a business that creates and supplies bespoke furniture and kitchens; these are created and sprayed within the workshop. JSM required a DSEAR assessment to be completed at the start of 2015 to cover all areas of the workshops.

The DSEAR survey/assessment was undertaken at the request of the…

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Yamazaki Mazak

The challenge

A visit was made to the Yamazaki Mazak UK Limited site at Worcester in June 2015 to consider compliance in respect of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).

Yamazaki Mazak specialise in the manufacture of high quality machine tools for a range of client sectors.

Finishing stages include…

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Howard Bros Joinery

The challenge

Howard Bros Joinery is a bespoke sub-contract specialist joinery contractor, with an enviable reputation for the manufacture and installation of all aspects of bespoke joinery. As part of the manufacturing processes at its site in Battle; there is a paint shop and this was the key focus of the…

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IG Doors

The challenge

A visit was made to IG Doors Limited site at Cwmbran in November 2015 to consider compliance with the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR). They are the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier to the housebuilding industry, with an extensive range of high performance composite external door…

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Ottima

The challenge

A visit was made to Ottima factory based in Lancing, West Sussex in December 2015 to consider compliance in respect of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR).

The factory operations included the use of paints, lacquers, hardeners and thinners (most of which are classified as highly flammable)…

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Hellermann Tyton

The challenge:

Hellermann Tyton contacted the Mesh office with a requirement for prompt DSEAR assistance following an insurance assessor’s visit. Our consultant team was able to rapidly respond and attended the client site to carry out the DSEAR RA in June 2016.

The site’s core business is manufacture of plastic cable management…

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Big K

The challenge

Following regulator action, a visit was made to Big K Products UK Ltd., Stoke Ferry, on 7th April 2016 to consider compliance with the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR). They are the manufacturer of some of the leading brands of commercial and retail charcoal and wood…

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Metallic Elephant

The Challenge

Metallic Elephant Limited specialise in the production of high quality hotfoil print blocks for a wide range of clients requiring embossed finishes to pliable materials. The site visited in Essex incorporates specialist process and manufacturing facilities. There were several small scale process lines installed which utilised established chemical etching and…

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Ariens

The Challenge

A visit was made to Ariens (Countax), Oxfordshire in April 2017 to consider compliance in respect of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR). The Great Haseley site is an established manufacturing facility producing garden tractors and ride-on lawnmowers for a range of clients. The DSEAR focus was…

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Vaillant UK

The challenge

Vaillant UK manufactures market leading gas fired boilers from its plant in Belper. Due to changes in operational leadership it was felt appropriate to gauge where the site stood as regards compliance with DSEAR 2002 as amended in June 2015. The site required as quick a response as possible…

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Linx Printing Technologies

The Challenge

Linx Printing Technologies operates two sites in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, and they both required DSEAR visits and RAs in 2017 and early 2018.

The new site produces label printing machines, and the existing site produces the printing inks and cleaners. Both sites store and handle significant inventory of H225 highly…

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Bailey Trailers

The challenge

Bailey Trailers of Sleaford manufactures market leading agricultural trailers and towed equipment. In September 2017 their insurers identified requirements for DSEAR assessment, primarily around their paint spraying operations, which were in use frequently and utilised flammable paints and thinners.

The Solution Provided

The DSEAR risk assessment also identified bulk fuel…

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Boys and Boden

The Challenge

Boys and Boden has its own factory producing stairs for the construction industry. An internal audit identified a requirement for DSEAR RA at site.

Hazards commonly encountered included dust from the CNC machinery on plant. Dust accumulations can lead to early failure of clogged and overheated equipment, plus accelerated wear…

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SMH Products

The Challenge

SMH Products is the UK’s leading manufacturer of mobile asbestos decontamination units. Following regulator action in late 2017, they required immediate assistance with DSEAR compliance issues.

As such, the plant handles considerable quantities of styrene and other flammable substances, and it was the safe storage and application of these that…

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