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by kevlarion
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Management Systems
Topic: Cloud based Management Software
Replies: 7
Views: 1414

Re: Cloud based Management Software

cloud software is all very well until it starts raining :)
by kevlarion
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Environmental
Topic: Light pollution
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Re: Light pollution

Light pollution is the bane of the king of sciences (astronomy) so if you are putting up LED lights, please follow the example of the wonderful Canary Islands and fit bulbs with a colour temperature of 2700 K or less.... it looks quite white but has a much reduced amount of blue light. Blue light is...
Health and Safety for Beginners Directory
by kevlarion
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Machine safety — Safety distances
Replies: 6
Views: 819

Re: Machine safety — Safety distances

Hi Chris, I think you are starting from the wrong end of this process. First do the thorough and comprehensive risk assessment, Are there concrete mixers out there that do comply with the BS EN standard ? If so perhaps you should get one. From my limited understanding of using an ungaurded cement mi...
by kevlarion
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WAH Work Positioning Lines
Replies: 4
Views: 504

Re: WAH Work Positioning Lines

I used to wear a work position belt when I was climbing telephone poles for BT. My feet were on the steps at the top of the pole and the belt had a length that went around the pole and anchored back onto the belt around my waist, this allowed me to lean into the belt and freed up both my hands to wo...
by kevlarion
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: H&S Annual report
Replies: 5
Views: 921

Re: H&S Annual report

The most obvious things to report on are :- Accidents, how many in the year, how long were people off work sick or injured, what hazards and risks were identified what corrective actions have been taken how are they working (eg do the employees wear hard hats where they didn't before, do they wear g...
by kevlarion
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: NEBOSH Certificate
Topic: Ethical dilemma.
Replies: 8
Views: 2080

Re: Ethical dilemma.

If I was doing an assignment then I would remember that I'm in training in a place that someone else manages. I may not recognise safety measures that are in place, the risk may have been assessed by a "competent" person and found acceptable. I may have noticed an isolated incident that doesn't refl...
by kevlarion
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Environmental
Topic: Plastic recycling?
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: Plastic recycling?

We also can't get all of our plastic waste recycled but the stuff we can't goes to refuse derived fuel rather than landfill.
I think most large waste contractors can divert waste to rdf now.
by kevlarion
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: College Student Accident
Replies: 2
Views: 555

Re: College Student Accident

training record for using the tool unsupervised
details of supervision provided
risk assessment and control measures specific to a young person with additional needs
You should probably consult a solicitor to get all this stuff in a chain of evidence whether you decide to make a claim or not.
by kevlarion
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Contractors
Replies: 2
Views: 421

Re: Contractors

You could get a hire car with it's own insurance and charge it back to the maintenance company. Why would you want to tie up one of your own employees to ferry this contractor between your two sites ? If a company is contracted to maintain your plant and it is known to be in more than one location, ...
by kevlarion
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pier edge protection
Replies: 3
Views: 512

Re: Pier edge protection

I would look at it from a duty of care point of view rather than the "what's minimum I can get away with without breaking a regulation" point of view. If people are working on the pier, how do you prevent them falling off of it? If it was a public pier this would be hand rails, but for a private pee...
by kevlarion
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lives at risk from portable devices on North Sea copter flights
Replies: 1
Views: 306

Re: Lives at risk from portable devices on North Sea copter flights

He's probably got a point, and I just love how Mr Wildgoose's name suits his profession.
by kevlarion
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What client management software do you recommend?
Replies: 7
Views: 972

Re: What client management software do you recommend?

Thanks for getting back with your solution, I hope it works well for you.

 

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