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by Penfold
Fri Nov 12, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Staircase Capacity Calculations
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: Staircase Capacity Calculations

Thanks Ian much appreciated
by Penfold
Thu Nov 11, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Car Park bollard removal
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: Car Park bollard removal

Thanks Berni, they haven't been in for ages installed just before lockdown 1 (I think)

Good idea about the hole and bar option, ill give our Estates guys a call

Thanks again

Penners
by Penfold
Thu Nov 11, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Staircase Capacity Calculations
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Staircase Capacity Calculations

Hi all I'm looking at building evacuation form 1st floor meeting rooms/conference centre. All the tables I can find (Document B, government guides, course notes)to work out Discharge capacity for staircase start at the width of stair being 1000mm. How do you calculate the capacity when a taircase is...
by Penfold
Wed Nov 10, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Car Park bollard removal
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Car Park bollard removal

Hi all We have fairly large metal lift out car park posts that get pulled out several times a month to allow access for cars to certain areas, they are fairly smooth so not good to get a grip with and difficult to lift out with 2 people. I'm not sure of the weight of the posts but it is significant ...
by Penfold
Fri Nov 05, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Sonic door holders
Replies: 9
Views: 398

Re: Sonic door holders

Hi Paul In Fire safety "Sleeping Accommodation" guide it states in sleeping areas that are self contained (e.g. door guards) that are not connected directly to a fire alarm system do not meet the criteria in the guide (see page 124 -125 of the guide). We discussed this a lot on recent 5 da...
by Penfold
Tue Nov 02, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noise Readings
Replies: 4
Views: 551

Re: Noise Readings

Just found this article that may give good perspective on the use of apps

https://www.cirrusresearch.co.uk/blog/2 ... hannel=lcp
by Penfold
Wed Oct 27, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Days since last accident etc
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: Days since last accident etc

Hi Safety Well done on the positive steps you have put in place since you started it clearly shows you are making a real difference to the workforce. To be honest I'm never a fan of advertising too much these type of figures, as time goes on staff can develop an attitude of not wanting to be the one...
by Penfold
Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restart a Heart Day - next Sat 16th Oct 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 600

Re: Restart a Heart Day - next Sat 16th Oct 2021

I always prefer Nelly the Elephant
by Penfold
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Noise Readings
Replies: 4
Views: 551

Re: Noise Readings

hi Safety I use an app to give me a baseline to consider if additional testing is required but after using a calibrated noise meter I've found that these apps can vary by + or - 10dbA so could make a big difference in an area that's borderline noise control area. Use it to give you an estimate but d...
by Penfold
Wed Sep 29, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vibration Exposure Limits
Replies: 3
Views: 373

Re: Vibration Exposure Limits

Hi Timo Welcome to the site. The 2 values can be explained from this on HSE site: The exposure action value (EAV) is a daily amount of vibration exposure above which employers are required to take action to control exposure. The greater the exposure level, the greater the risk and the more action em...
by Penfold
Thu Sep 23, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IOSH Council Elections
Replies: 9
Views: 1094

Re: IOSH Council Elections

All voted, you're number 1
by Penfold
Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Legionella - Hot and cold temp outputs checking
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: Legionella - Hot and cold temp outputs checking

Hi T

Check this link from HSE:

https://www.hse.gov.uk/healthservices/legionella.htm

In particular is states: "A competent person should routinely check, inspect and clean the system, in accordance with the risk assessment."

Hope this helps?

Penfold

 

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