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by Siblo
Wed May 13, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New guidance from IPAF
Replies: 1
Views: 467

New guidance from IPAF

Hi All, Received the update late yesterday but as soon as I started reading it alarm bells started ringing. https://www.ipaf.org/en-gb/resource-library/covid-19-safe-operating-guidance-using-mewps-mcwps-and-hoists Click the link for the landing page and then download and check for yourself but.... T...
by Siblo
Mon May 11, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PPE advice For First Aiders
Replies: 2
Views: 667

PPE advice For First Aiders

Hi Guys and Girls, I hope everyone is well. My question is as the title, there is currently no guidance regards wearing of PPE and scientific advice is sketchy to say the least. However, I have taken advice from the published advice for healthcare workers which prescribes gloves and face masks (surg...
by Siblo
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Safety Cards
Replies: 1
Views: 626

Safety Cards

HI All,

Has anyone used these https://books.hse.gov.uk/Playing-Cards/ ... &utm_term=

Just looking for ideas to motivate the HSE Meeting

TIA
by Siblo
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire Action Plan
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

Re: Fire Action Plan

Thanks for the input Messy
by Siblo
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire Action Plan
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

Re: Fire Action Plan

Thanks Bernie
by Siblo
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire Action Plan
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

Re: Fire Action Plan

Hi Bernie, Thanks for the reply, I have reams of printed web pages from services all over the country stating they will not come until its confirmed, I know this is how we should be doing it, proceed with caution, use 2-way radio, never investigate on your own. Its the wording I'm struggling with to...
by Siblo
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire Action Plan
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

Fire Action Plan

Hi Guys, Never posted in this section before, this is not my area of expertise. (so be nice) Following a revamp of procedures we are drafting a new action plan for the fire marshals on site, me being new to the company I have added a line which is hard to swallow for some people. Following the stand...
by Siblo
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RAC & AutoGlass
Replies: 1
Views: 412

RAC & AutoGlass

Hi Folks, Been away for a sabbatical, and coming back to old friends for advice. How do you guys all control the roadside recovery guys or windscreen replacement companies that employees call in to work on their own personal vehicles while thay are sat in the office or working in the factory. I'm im...
by Siblo
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Machine safety — Safety distances
Replies: 6
Views: 1861

Re: Machine safety — Safety distances

You lot have scared Chris away now...

I've just seem him sat in the corner of the building site with his head in his hands..
by Siblo
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Near Miss Phone App
Replies: 9
Views: 3648

Re: Near Miss Phone App

Hi Quirky, In my recent experience of trying to get one to work across all of our sites around the world it seems to be GDPR that throws in the most spanners. Obviously legislation is different from country to country but we could work around that. The free and cheap ones are not secure and for a mo...
by Siblo
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brazing Training Requirements
Replies: 2
Views: 845

Re: Brazing Training Requirements

Hi Aimee For me, Brazers would fall in the category of skilled worker, plumber, joiner etc. I would not insist on refresher training but would expect some form of record of previous training. BTEC, City & Guilds ect If they don't have any I would document their work records, specific skills and abil...
by Siblo
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAVS Gloves
Replies: 3
Views: 1351

HAVS Gloves

Hi Guys, Quick question????? Is there a standard for HAVS gloves, is their performance measured??? How?? I've just read "A-V gloves reduce vibration at 300Hz and above. Most power tools operate at 30-150Hz (1800 - 9000rpm) Therefore, they are unlikely to reduce HAV exposure." But i can not find evid...

 

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