Portable Ladders – Safety Guidance New

BS EN 131* – the single British & European product standard covering all types of portable ladders (step, extending and combination) has been substantially revised. When a European Standard, or Euro Norme (EN) has been agreed and ratified, all CEN member countries are obliged to adopt that Standard as a national standard, in our case,…

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Fall Protection – Mobile Access Towers

PASMA, in co-operation and consultation with HSE, has led a wide-ranging review of methods for the safe erection and dismantling of mobile access towers, and the training that supports this. An ergonomics research study conducted by HSL has confirmed that, with correct manual handling techniques and body positioning, the risks are kept within tolerable limits…

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Advice for managers on supporting employees with long-term medical conditions

This guide provides advice to employers and line managers on supporting employees with long-term (also called chronic) medical conditions through practical solutions that will benefit both you and your employees. Links are also provided within the document for specific medical conditions.

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Best Practice Guidance for MEWPs

Avoiding Trapping / Crushing Injuries to People in the Platform. A mobile elevating work platform (often referred to as a MEWP) saves time and makes work at height efficient, effective and safer than using traditional methods of access. When used safely, MEWPs significantly reduce the risk of injuries through falling from height.

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