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by Pete B
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleaning wood dust off operatives
Replies: 17
Views: 5797

Re: Cleaning wood dust off operatives

Hi Kath Absolute no to the use of airlines to blow dust off of them, this creates further hazards as indicated below by another forum friend. Have you tried disposable overalls with over shoes & hoods? we pay around 1.95 for them but for the handling of asbestos. Using these will enable them to go h...
by Pete B
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ride on pallet trucks & pallet damages
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

Re: Ride on pallet trucks & pallet damages

Hi Andy I used to be a forklift instructor, from working with many truck types including the ride on pallet truck, there are a number of reasons why this is happening: - The forks too long or too short and riding on the bottom slats or when lifting/lowering, the action is damaging the pallet. - The ...
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by Pete B
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LOLER
Replies: 5
Views: 1220

Re: LOLER

Hi Row
Already done that bit, and insurers are happy with the 12 monthly inspection, likewise the OEM's as stated in the manufacturers recommendations, I'm just waiting for a colleague of mine from BE to get back to me on it now and ill be happy..
by Pete B
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LOLER
Replies: 5
Views: 1220

Re: LOLER

Hi Row/Berni
Berni is correct (thanks for that link upload.
by Pete B
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LOLER
Replies: 5
Views: 1220

LOLER

Hello safety friends. I Have been informed that where an excavator has a cab that raises the operator to a height, this does not fall under the usual 6 Monthly LOLER examination due to it being "work positioning" has anyone else come across this? We have risk assessed the excavators and evaluated th...
by Pete B
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RORO Risk Assessment
Replies: 6
Views: 2072

Re: RORO Risk Assessment

Hi
Have you sorted one?
by Pete B
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cherry picker
Replies: 4
Views: 1302

Re: cherry picker

Google the "beaufort scale" not only shows you but gives you a guide.
by Pete B
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: VNA FLT - Can a second person travel in the cab, for stock-taking
Replies: 3
Views: 1300

Re: VNA FLT - Can a second person travel in the cab, for stock-taking

Hi
In the short, no you cannot carry a second person in a VNA, the easy option to get around this would be to use a scissor lift with "Trained" persons, but again always assess the task to ensure all hazards are identified along with ensuring you obtain the right one for the job.
by Pete B
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: DSEAR
Replies: 8
Views: 2519

Re: DSEAR

Hi Yes I agree with what you are saying as I am from a farming background, the problem I have is within the sortation process, only large items are identified by operatives, small Lithium batteries will filter through the sieving process and not reach the sortation operatives, slightly larger ones w...
by Pete B
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: DSEAR
Replies: 8
Views: 2519

Re: DSEAR

Unfortunately we have no or little control on what people put into the waste, we send regular reminders out regarding the batteries and aerosols, but without having hundreds of people searching the waste like a police investigation line, this would be impracticable let alone very costly. The control...
by Pete B
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: DSEAR
Replies: 8
Views: 2519

Re: DSEAR

Hi Glen. The waste is general, plastic, wood, paper, card etc collected from commercial business. it arrives on site, shredded, then is sent through a trammel so that fine material is extracted, then onto a sorting line where wood, hard plastic, card is removed, metal is removed via a magnet and the...
by Pete B
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: DSEAR
Replies: 8
Views: 2519

DSEAR

Hi All Just after somones knowledge if poss....... I work for a waste management company and we dry waste before it goes to shredding for waste to energy. However, we have had historical issues of fire within drying bins, the causes are unknown but assumptions are that it maybe lithium ion batteries...

 

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