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by MickG
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hand Sanitiser Warning
Replies: 4
Views: 548

Re: Hand Sanitiser Warning

Wow Mick, you've made my head hurt just reading your numbers. So according to the SDS, Ethanol, >50%, <100% Glycerol, >1%, < 2.5% Methanol, > 1% < 2.5% The ethanol could be anything between 50% and 100%. That's terrible. Sorry if I've blown your mind! it shows that chemical safety around a simple h...
by MickG
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hand Sanitiser Warning
Replies: 4
Views: 548

Hand Sanitiser Warning

Hi all I was recently asked to review an SDS for hand sanitiser we were planning to buy in bulk for when office staff return to work. The compositioin was as follows: Ethanol, >50%, <100% Glycerol, >1%, < 2.5% Methanol, > 1% < 2.5% After a recent warining in the US and rumours of dodgy sanitisrer, I...
by MickG
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: test and trace risk to business
Replies: 3
Views: 364

test and trace risk to business

Hi all I had some thoughts on the test and trace & possibly how it could increase risk to businesses. I thought I'd share here to see the thoughts of everyone here.... Lockdown restrictions slowing starting to be relaxed, business reopening and staff returning to offices, all should be positive for ...
by MickG
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: Final Exit Door Direction
Replies: 1
Views: 407

Final Exit Door Direction

Hi All I think i know the answer to this, but wanted to check (it is Friday after all!) We have a small laboratory (mostly aqueous stuff, very limited quantities of flammables) usually occupied by around 3 or 4 people. There are two fire exits from the lab. One, back to the main corridor and out to ...
by MickG
Fri May 15, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COVID-19 RIDDOR
Replies: 2
Views: 1042

COVID-19 RIDDOR

Hi all This just got sent to me, so I thought I'd share as I don't think I've seen it here yet.... The HSE have issued guidelines for reporting incidents to do with and of coronavirus infections, https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/riddor-reporting-coronavirus.htm There are three situations where you must r...
by MickG
Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hazard Awareness Training
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Re: Hazard Awareness Training

Still in chemical industry....
the warehouse is small, old and cluttered.
We have FLTs & a public footpath running through the middle site!
by MickG
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hazard Awareness Training
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Hazard Awareness Training

Hi folks Hope you are all keeping well and safe. I've recently changed jobs and the bar is pretty low safety wise! I'm starting a project (one of many on site) to raise safety awareness generally & try to slowly change the culture. I'm getting the production team to put together their own daily safe...
by MickG
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Podcasts?
Replies: 6
Views: 1667

Re: Podcasts?

cool thanks. I'll give it a listen
by MickG
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Podcasts?
Replies: 6
Views: 1667

Podcasts?

Just wondering if anyone here listens to any safety podcasts ( I know the HSE has one).
What do you listen to & are they any good??

I listen to some business / productivity related ones, but they are all american - I dont want to add US safety stuff to my listening list really!!

Cheers
Mick
by MickG
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Lamp Shade Safety
Replies: 4
Views: 1525

Lamp Shade Safety

Hi all This might be a bit of a niche question, but hopefully one of you lovely people will be able to help. My partner is starting a furniture resoration and craft business, and one of her ideas is to sell pained lamp shades.... sounds odd, but they do look fabulous! The intention is to take an exi...
by MickG
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello again everyone
Replies: 1
Views: 1434

Hello again everyone

Hi folks

Its been a few years since I was last active on here, but now I'm back, only under a differnt name... sorry, I lost my old login when I left my last company a few years ago.....
Anyway, its good to be back.
If anyone wants to check me out or connect, my linkedin is.....


Cheers
Mick
by MickG
Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hydrofluoric Acid
Replies: 5
Views: 2780

Re: Hydrofluoric Acid

One of our R&D chemists purchased some HF a few years ago to clean his glassware! As soon as we found out, it was disposed of and he was severely reprimanded. I'm pretty sure there are some HF specific safety training courses for operators and managers out there. I would suggest getting on one asap ...

 

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