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by PaddyT
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sexist Signage
Replies: 16
Views: 1804

Re: Sexist Signage

Seems to me like a clear case of someone who is desperate to find offense somewhere.
by PaddyT
Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: safety culture questionnaire
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Re: safety culture questionnaire

Andy,

A quick google search throws up quite a few candidates.

This site https://www.safetyrisk.net/safety-culture-survey-tool/ looks worth a try (others are available and I have no connection to safetyrisk.net)

Paddy
by PaddyT
Wed May 24, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Training Requirements
Replies: 1
Views: 711

Re: Training Requirements

I'd add to the list Risk assessment (although IOSH Managing Safely does focus heavily on risk assessment) Leadership training of some sort Time management COSHH Assessment (if relevant) This is a list that could go on and on but the important thing is making sure the training is of value to the mana...
by PaddyT
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Working at height permit to work confusion and perception
Replies: 6
Views: 1294

Re: Working at height permit to work confusion and perception

Going from the information in the original post your Work at Height Procedure states that a permit is required when there is no or unsuitable edge protection. If there is a fully erected scaffold then that should provide adequate edge protection so no need for a permit as per your procedure. As for ...
by PaddyT
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First Day in a New Company
Replies: 11
Views: 1720

Re: First Day in a New Company

Hi Madness, You seem to have a pretty comprehensive list that'll keep you going for a while there. For me one of the first priorities is getting the operators on side. Get onto the shop floor introduce yourself and let them know that you're not there to stop them doing their job you're there to help...
by PaddyT
Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HSE AED training
Replies: 8
Views: 1190

Re: HSE AED training

I can't see anything in the ACOP which specifically states a requirement for AED training, however it does say: On completion of training successful candidates should be able to recognise the presence of major illness (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes) and provide appropria...
by PaddyT
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SMSTS question
Replies: 6
Views: 1389

Re: SMSTS question

25mtr swimming award
I am now in the process of cleaning my monitor of the tea that was sprayed on it while laughing at this.
by PaddyT
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NCRQ vs NVQ vs NEBOSH
Replies: 18
Views: 4514

Re: NCRQ vs NVQ vs NEBOSH

Pete , To answer your question; Has anyone got an opinion of the NCRQ path, is it the equivalent to NEBOSH and would the qualification get me a job in H&S. My personal opinion is it is a very enjoyable course but is book heavy, if that makes sense. You are required to look at case studies based on r...
by PaddyT
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PTW Audit Form
Replies: 7
Views: 1285

Re: PTW Audit Form

Messy,

I do a lot of work with an offshore drilling contractor who audit as a minimum, 10% of hot and cold permits and 20% of entry permits.

Audit can be conducted by anyone on board at the time.

Paddy
by PaddyT
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IOSH NE Scotland Branch Meeting Wed 8 February
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Re: IOSH NE Scotland Branch Meeting Wed 8 February

I seem to recall an e-mail last week saying that human factors had been postponed to facilitate a CPD/IPD drop in clinic.
by PaddyT
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some better news
Replies: 2
Views: 517

Re: Some better news

Now up to 8 survivors found with 20 still unaccounted for.

Keeping fingers and everything else crossed that more are found alive.

 

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