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by ddlh
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Updated CLC SOPs
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Updated CLC SOPs

The Site Operating Procedures have been updated by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) to reflect the latest Government guidance following the easing of lockdown measures in England from Saturday 4 July. The ‘one metre plus’ social distancing guidelines require workers to stay two metres apart...
by ddlh
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A neww machine hazard
Replies: 3
Views: 358

Re: A neww machine hazard

Can you tell us what the machine is and the power factor?
Indoors or outdoors?
How many operators?
by ddlh
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HSE statistics
Replies: 1
Views: 213

HSE statistics

HSE has released its annual workplace fatality figures for 2019/20, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2018. http://ow.ly/HDpm50AmGVD
by ddlh
Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: test and trace risk to business
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: test and trace risk to business

It is highly likely that this scenario will happen - and that is why companies should be taking action to protect the work force - sanitising and keeping social distancing - and stopping the spread of the virus if someone does get infected. Temperature checks before entering the premises - non conta...
by ddlh
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Serious & Imminent Danger Procedure
Replies: 4
Views: 551

Re: Serious & Imminent Danger Procedure

Your risk assessments are basically your serious and imminent danger procedure? But you may be looking for a Business Contingency and recovery plan. A contingency plan is a road map created by management to help an organization respond to an event that may or may not happen in the future. The purpos...
by ddlh
Sat May 30, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid-19 temperature testing of employees
Replies: 15
Views: 2256

Re: Covid-19 temperature testing of employees

Thank you waterbaby :).
by ddlh
Fri May 29, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid-19 temperature testing of employees
Replies: 15
Views: 2256

Re: Covid-19 temperature testing of employees

Hi folks - I was on an IOSH webinar today relating to getting back to work. One question that was asked to one of the presenters - and skillfully dodged - was the question of data protection when checking temperatures etc. Is this a genuine concern? I could maybe see the point if you were carrying o...
by ddlh
Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COVID19 - Work transport
Replies: 7
Views: 1276

Re: COVID19 - Work transport

Very wooly - when fly home from an offshore rig some are monitoring your temperature a couple of days before lift off. Once on the beach however, some companies are putting people up in hotels but most are allowed to do their own thing and go home. Helicopters which normally carry 18 plus crew are s...
by ddlh
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RPE use against coronavirus?
Replies: 4
Views: 1135

Re: RPE use against coronavirus?

I listened to an IOSH / WHO webcast last week and WHO said about wearing masks. - if you feel symptoms of the virus then wear a mask so you dont spread it. But Government advice is - if you have symptoms then isolate - so you wont be in work. Only other people who should wear masks are those caring ...
by ddlh
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feeling rubbish
Replies: 5
Views: 880

Re: Feeling rubbish

Nice one :)
by ddlh
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Airflow indicator on unfiltered LEV system
Replies: 6
Views: 1078

Re: Airflow indicator on unfiltered LEV system

Google search found this 15 When applying LEV employers should be aware of: the general principles of hood design and application; the need for airflow indicators and other instrumentation; capture zones, working zones and breathing zones; the general principles of ductwork, air movers and air clean...
by ddlh
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Airflow indicator on unfiltered LEV system
Replies: 6
Views: 1078

Re: Airflow indicator on unfiltered LEV system

How can you decide that the airflow is working correctly - without directional indication? PUWER would be your guidance here.

 

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