What are the dangers? Overhead lines carry a powerful electrical charge which can be conducted through machinery and equipment with fatal consequences. Anyone working close to live power lines should take time to read this simple safety leaflet and identify the precautions they should be taking. Go here for more safety downloads.
In 2015/16 over 70,000 trades people suffered injuries at work. This often results in taking time off and losing money. How would this effect you and your family? When you work on jobs, are you aware of the electricity cables hidden behind those walls? Go here for more safety downloads.
TV aerials, radio masts, awnings, metal and carbon fibre poles and almost every other long object CAN conduct electricity? Keep a careful look out for overhead electric power lines. KEEP WELL AWAY. Go here for more safety downloads.
What You Need to Know about RSI and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There is invaluable advice on managing pain, and a constructive approach to physical and occupational therapy. Posture plays a key role in the genesis of this disorder. Poor posture can lead to nerve impairment and subsequent soft-tissue effects on the entire upper body.
Identification of the substance/preparation and of the company/undertaking – Composition/information on ingredients – Hazards identification – First aid measures – Exposure controls/personal protection ETC.
Fluid Injection Injury – A Surgical Emergency. This document examines the factors that influence the background, symptoms, treatment and likelihood of fluid injection injuries – specifically identifying people who are most at risk and how such an injury should be treated.
These guidance notes are not intended to be definitive; they are intended as a guide as every location and application is different. You need to think through the hazards and controls required that are specific to your business activity.
This guidance document provides information in relation to chemical and biological safety with respect to those working in Contract Cleaning. Many different products are used in cleaning companies. The cleaning products chosen depend on the product to be cleaned. Most cleaning products are made up of the following: Acids and bases such as hydrochloric acid,…
The following report was prepared by Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built and Natural Environment for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and describes a study on fall prevention and arrest equipment. The risk of a fall must, wherever possible, be designed out. If this is not possible, the above hierarchy must be followed…
This document sets out the University Health and Safety Policy with regard to the use and control of portable ladders. It has been approved by the Safety Executive Committee, in consultation with the Joint Safety Advisory Committee, and it will be subject to review. Accidents may happen because ordinary and extension ladders, step-ladders and trestles…