| Safe Installation of Precast Concrete Flooring and Associated Components - Nov 2017
The fourth edition of the Code of Practice for the Safe Installation of Precast Concrete Flooring and Associated Components launched by the Precast Flooring Federation on 30th November 2017
|Worker involvement and engagement – Poster, workplace representative
|A poster designed to attract workers to participate by becoming involved as Safety Representatives, or Representatives of Employee Safety. This important role is viewed as the KEY to the improvement of Health & Safety at Quarries. This poster has been formulated by the QNJAC to promote Zero Harm in the Workplace.
|Workforce Involvement and engagment - Self-Audit Tool - July 2022 Issue 1
|The purpose of this document is to provide a structured framework for organisations to conduct self-audits of site workers involvement and engagement.
|Fatal 4 - HSE is inspecting manufacturing business where materials that contain silica are used
From October, HSE Inspectors will be visiting manufacturing business where materials such as stone, rocks, sand and clay are used. This will include:
- Brick and tile manufacturers
- Stone working
Please see HSE bulletin that provides more information and links to guidance on control measures.
Employers have a legal duty to put in place suitable arrangements to manage health and safety and ensure they comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH).
Inspectors will be checking that dutyholders know the risks associated with inhalation of RCS and have effective controls in place to keep workers safe and protect their respiratory health.
Please also see the Fatal 4 section on Safequarry
|Loading Bulk Wagons - Code of Practice 2019
The purpose of this approved code of practice is to offer guidance to parties engaged in the process and management of loading bulk products onto rail wagons, such that the risks associated with the transportation of wagons are minimised. Included is the management of risk associated with residual / incomplete loading and unloading events.
The provisions of this guidance document relate to bulk products as defined: unbound, solid, particulate materials. It has been produced by the National Freight Safety Group.
|National Freight Safety Group