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United Biscuits UK

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Founded in the nineteenth century, United Biscuits supplies British wholesalers and supermarket chains with over 100 million cases of snacks each year, a service made possible by the more than three hundred workers operating in the distribution hub at any given time.  Despite having created an in-house safety programme, consistent safety was proving a challenge over a three-shift pattern, and surveys revealed discontent among the workforce as well as rising incident rates.

SafeStart at United Biscuits

Implemented in 2009, SafeStart trained every employee – whether managerial or shop floor-based – with a view to reframing the issue. This renewed approach to safety awareness led to injuries falling by 80 percent.

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  • Writer: United Biscuits
  • File type: PDF
  • Length: Four pages
  • Size: 1 mb


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