Many types of pressure equipment can be hazardous. These include steam boilers and associated pipework, pressurised hot-water boilers, air compressors, air receivers and associated pipework, autoclaves, gas (eg LPG) storage tanks and chemical
Every year, there are accidents involving transport in the workplace, some of which result in people being killed. People are knocked down, run over, or crushed against fixed parts by vehicles (eg HGVs, lift trucks and tractors), plant and trailers.
All powers tools carry a heavy weight of danger, circular saws are no exception and the highest degree of safety should be deployed to minimise the risk or occurrence of serious injury. Harm which results from the use of a circular saw is commonly
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) Employers have duties concerning the provision and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at work. PPE is equipment that will protect the user against health or safety risks at work. It can include items such
Ladder Safety Ladders are widely used throughout many industries, the most common incidents involve: loss of balance, poor ladder surroundings (poor upkeep of working site), incorrect setup, unsecured ladders, and poorly maintained ladders. Correct
Equipment Maintenance The proper maintenance of equipment is commonly overlooked in the workplace. This may continue because of the financial costs of maintaining equipment, excessive time in order to carry out such a task, untrained workers or
VIBRATION Hand-arm vibration (HAV) can be caused by operating hand-held power tools, such as road breakers, and hand-guided equipment, such as powered lawnmowers, or by holding materials being processed by hand-fed machines, such as pedestal
Hygiene for Industry The topical and common phrase ‘Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases’ has an incredibly prevalent tone at this time of year. Quite frequently, a vast majority of people will be coughing or sneezing every couple of minutes. Owing to