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by Dodds
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fire extinguishers
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Fire extinguishers

I believe that sourcing locally would be the best way forward.
I think its for ease of using our suppliers in the UK, raising POs etc but I will be suggesting local is the way to go.
The buying isn't the issue, its the ongoing maintenance etc as you mentioned.

Cheers for confirmation!
by Dodds
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Job grading
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Re: Job grading

but they'll still call you manager and have you do all the management roles and responsibilities?

my company has the group qhse manager on the senior management level, sitting under the CEO in the organisation.
by Dodds
Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fire extinguishers
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Fire extinguishers

Hey all.
Quick one.
We're setting up a facility in the Netherlands and are shipping various items over, my question is relating to fire extinguishers, are we ok to use UK fire extinguishers there? Google isn't helping.

Thanks.
by Dodds
Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morning
Replies: 5
Views: 599

Re: Morning

Yep, get it all the time. Was only yesterday my uncle (retired engineer from the good old days) was discussing accidents, I mentioned how the majority are completely avoidable to which he took um-bridge with the usual H&S gone mad attitude, so we had some examples ie. got out of bed and tripped, how...
by Dodds
Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi-vis
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Re: Hi-vis

Hey QS, i'm with you on that also, walkways etc being worked on now :wave:
by Dodds
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi-vis
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Re: Hi-vis

I agree with what you state, it was a relevant finding to be fair although the way they come across is that your worksafe is the unsafest in the world, we had 3 breaches which were applicable and i agreed with to an extent, had there been no 'fee for intervention' would there have been as much focus...
by Dodds
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi-vis
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Re: Hi-vis

Cheers, good links, that confirms my thinking also.

.bounce clapclap
by Dodds
Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi-vis
Replies: 6
Views: 676

Hi-vis

Hey all. Quick question, we had a visit from the HSE last week, which went quite well although we have some actions we require to take relating to workplace transport and our lack of hi-vis. Currently our guys wear blue coveralls with the reflective stripes, now the stripes aren't classed as high-vi...
by Dodds
Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is periodic testing required for home based employees
Replies: 8
Views: 1087

Re: Is periodic testing required for home based employees

my new tv doesn't look so good with the PAT test sticker on it.
by Dodds
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loading/Unloading machinery - responsibility
Replies: 5
Views: 783

Re: Loading/Unloading machinery - responsibility

Also worth remembering, if they're on your premises then its under your duty of care. Keep that in mind.
by Dodds
Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NCRQ vs NVQ vs NEBOSH
Replies: 10
Views: 1156

Re: NCRQ vs NVQ vs NEBOSH

Just to balance your opinion on things Dodds, it should be kept in mind that NEBOSH have debunked the myth of 'NEBOSH speak' and they aim to be as fair as possible to a stringent set of criteria. Have a read of their newsletter and the article in it titled MYTH: To pass NEBOSH examinations you have...
by Dodds
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NCRQ vs NVQ vs NEBOSH
Replies: 10
Views: 1156

Re: NCRQ vs NVQ vs NEBOSH

The trouble with NEBOSH is that even though you may be on the right track with your answer in your exams, as its not depicted in the way NEBOSH want you won't get any marks. They are very harsh on that, you need to answer it the NEBOSH way. In my last exam I had a question which stated "comment on t...

 

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