Please see below the latest items that have been published on the Safeprecast website. For convenience they have been sorted in tables based on the nature of the content.

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Latest best practice
TitleActivityType of LocationYearPrize
AG’s ‘Good Catch’ scheme: Empowering workers to proactively create a safer working environmentWorker InvolvementCompany-wide2019 False
Arc flash safety initiatives - RUNNER UPMaintenance & HousekeepingCement plant2019 False
Bottom opening skipProduction and ProcessingConcrete products plant2019 False
Bulk bag splitting hopperManual handling and storage 2019 False
Contractor management & active supervision - WINNERContractor Safety managementQuarry2019 True
Latest toolbox talks
Incident alerts
Incident No.TitleDateType of LocationActivity
03570Operator bruises hand due to release of stored energy in operation to free stuck davit (lifting device) - BMAPA Alert06/10/2020Aggregate DredgerMaintenance & Housekeeping
02569Stored Energy Incident - Resulting in a Major LIFE CHANGING Injury 02/10/2020Asphalt/Coating plantMaintenance & Housekeeping
02566Near Miss - Falling Object12/08/2020Asphalt/Coating plantMaintenance & Housekeeping
02565Contractor Severs Fingers on Conveyor Belt25/06/2020OtherMaintenance & Housekeeping
02563COVID 19 - Hand sanitiser ignition - injuring haulier and causing vehicle fire 09/06/2020QuarryTransport / Delivery
Hot topics
TitleShort DescriptionSourceDate
New E-Learning Package Available to Support Contact With Moving Machinery and Isolation

MPQC have developed an elearning package which supports and complements the guidance and other resources produced by MPA on moving machinery and isolation.

In additino to the topics covered in the MPA guidance, MPQC also highlights the emotional impact following incidents, further emphasising the part that our behaviour plays in preventing incidents, and includes an important message to the participants direct from industry leaders.

COVID-19 Powerful CRH video


CRH has produced a powerful video that highlights the personal impact that the virus had on two CRH workers in a cement plant. It also features an ICU Nurse who talks about her experience treating patients with COVID-19 and the devastating effect it can have on them. The workers talk about their emotions and personal experience of coping with COVID-19.

The video provides a stark reminder of why we all need to continue being Covid-Safe in our personal and professional lives.


HSE publishes annual accident and ill-health report 2019/20

HSE has published the annual accident and ill-health statistics report for Great Britain for 2019/20.

The annual report includes statistics for work-related ill health, workplace injuries and fatalities. There were 111 fatal injuries at work and the data shows that Falls from Height, Struck by Moving Vehicle, Struck by Moving Object and Contact with Moving Machinery continue to be account for a large proportion of fatal accidents, reiterating the importance of MPA’s continuing focus on ‘The Fatal 6’

MPA and British Precast launches Vision Zero

Vision Zero was launched at the MPA and British Precast Health and Safety Leadership Conference on the 11th November.

A video of the whole conference or the individual sections can be viewed on the MPA's YouTube channel.


MPA launches mental health and wellbeing guides

MPA and its members are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of all employees. It has received requests from several members about what support is available in this area. Two guides have been developed to address this requirement; one for Employees and one for Managers.

The two Guides can be accessed on the Mental Health and Wellbeing page on Safequarry.

Free hard copies of the Employee guide are available to MPA members and can be ordered from"

Please contact Tony Entwistle for more information about the support MPA provides at"

Theft alerts
Incident No.TitleDateCountyLocationWhat stolen
00001Bulldozer theft22/03/2012EssexRuralMobile Plant