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by Stew 1000
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alcohol and drug limits
Replies: 4
Views: 1518

Re: Alcohol and drug limits

It depends of how tolerant you want to be.....

I would suggest a zero tolerance when working with that type of equipment, it should form part of your company policy on D&A
by Stew 1000
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Toolbox talks
Replies: 7
Views: 2237

Re: Toolbox talks

Hi, In relation to this when I worked in heavy industry we did the usual tool box talks (programmed in but topical to the job) and pre start information. the one thing we introduced at a team meeting level was " The Risk of the shift". This consisted of sharing information with the team about the mo...
by Stew 1000
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noise Meters
Replies: 1
Views: 1240

Noise Meters

Hi All, I'm back after a while away in the doldrums of H&S, with a new lease of life. Any of you guys have and use noise meters, I am looking at buying one and im quite torn between the Castle Air system that has cloud capabilities or the Cirrus set up? Just cant make my mind up which is better, the...
by Stew 1000
Thu Mar 27, 2014 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: acetylene cylinders
Replies: 23
Views: 6412

Re: acetylene cylinders

Hi All, I worked in a power station for many years and a fire involving acetylene would have shut the station down if we had a fire due to the exclusion zone. We effectivley discontinued to us it on site and we all switched over including our contractors to the use of APACHI gas. I see network rail ...
by Stew 1000
Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real life 'elf and safety'
Replies: 11
Views: 3711

Re: Real life 'elf and safety'

I was there in 2000 and they do have a real belief in trolls and elves, im not supprised they have halted a development.
by Stew 1000
Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Formats for Inductions?
Replies: 13
Views: 3332

Re: Formats for Inductions?

Hi There, The induction i run is a bespoke made DVD, which really hits the tings we want from an induction, we have two infact, one for visitors and one for employees. They both work well I was at the expo this month and saw a great surround walk in video screen which is used to run inductions, it w...
by Stew 1000
Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fatigue management help
Replies: 5
Views: 1321

Re: Fatigue management help

Foxy, A great place to start is the HSE fatigue calculator, its great for shift work but not so good for day shift workers, coupled with a question paper it works quite well and gives an out put. The thing with fatigue is that we are all different and our sleeping patterns are very different. all in...
by Stew 1000
Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over Head Power Line Goalposts
Replies: 4
Views: 1457

Re: Over Head Power Line Goalposts

Hi There,

For festivals with overhead cables we use EVE trackway, they have just the thing and they are adjustable

Give them a bell, or any of the track laying companies should do them


http://www.evetrakway.co.uk/?gclid=CN-7 ... tAodrSYAmQ" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Stew 1000
Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:48 am
Forum: The Good Morning/Evening Forum
Topic: Weds 6th March
Replies: 13
Views: 1716

Re: Weds 6th March

Hi Guys,

Its about time i show my face again, ive not been on for a long, long time

Great to be back

by Stew 1000
Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What course now
Replies: 6
Views: 1724

Re: What course now

Thanks Guys,

Some good advice there, our company will pay for some training and support to help us get jobs. I have the lead auditor qualification as it stands. Ill take a look at the others.

by Stew 1000
Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Safety Observation Cards
Replies: 14
Views: 16020

Re: Safety Observation Cards

Hi All,

We use a system called HSE interacstions, its a simple two way conversation aimed at engaging the employee and making changes. It works really well in practice.

I have attached our simple guide
by Stew 1000
Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: The Canteen
Topic: What a week musically
Replies: 4
Views: 1316

Re: What a week musically

I must say, i have had the dubious plesure of working Ian Brown on a few occasions, quite a nice chap if a bit on the chavvy side, cant sing though..... The stone roses and Mr Brown have some rousing anthems but sound much better when played by the tribute band The complete Stone Roses (With the old...


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