Water jetting systems emit high noise levels and have the potential to require a programme of control measures to ensure a water jetting operator does not exceed the exposure limit value under the forthcoming Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005.
The price of a good telescopic ladder is inevitably higher than some of the cheap and unsafe products, but the cost to you and to your health will be much greater if an accident occurs because of using an inferior and unsafe ladder.
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,…
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…
These instructions shall be read and understood by the user before use. This document describes the proper use, application and inspection of Web Devices full body harnesses, and Web Devices harnesses with integral Shock-SorbTM lanyards.
Operators can help to protect themselves from trapping/crushing injuries by following the Dos and Don’ts listed. The Dos and Don’ts are intended to be a non-exhaustive reminder or check list that operators, supervisors, instructors and others can refer to.
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.
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.
Users Manual – English Version – P&P Range of MK1, MK2 and MK3 Fall Arrest Harnesses. Please take time to familiarize yourself with the correct use and operation. It is imperative that this Harness is only used for its intended purpose and that it is subject to a periodic recorded detailed inspection by a competent…
Working on a roof can be dangerous. Falls account for more deaths and serious injuries in construction than anything else and roofers account for 24% – the biggest category of worker by far – of those people who are killed in all falls from height.