News

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
Aircrete load security - void guardsReducing Occupational Road RiskConcrete products2018 True
Educating the workforce on silica and other work-related health issuesOccupational HealthCompany-wide2018 False
Maerz Kilns wet gas scrubber improvementsMaintenance & HousekeepingQuarry2018 False
Managing pedestrian riskPublic safetyRoad transport2018 False
Preventing vehicle tip oversTransport / DeliveryCement2018 False
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Incident alerts
Incident No.TitleDateType of LocationActivity
01523Operator using stone cropper broke and lacerated his finger13/08/2019QuarryProduction and Processing
01522Fatal 6 - Operating close to, or under, suspended loads12/08/2019Concrete productsLifting
01521Operator sustains cement/lime burns cleaning mixer08/08/2019Concrete productsMaintenance & Housekeeping
01520Fatal 6 - Isolator safety device failure06/08/2019Readymix or mortar plantMaintenance & Housekeeping
01517Fatal 6 - HiPo: Scaffolder with no Fall Arrest Protection03/07/2019OtherAccess & Egress & Working at Height
Hot topics
TitleShort DescriptionSourceDate
FATAL 6 - Guide to Avoiding Contact with Moving Machinery and IsolationMPA has launched a 171 page, A5 Guide has been prepared by the MPA and a specialist working group of members to assist supervisors and managers on site and supports other industry technical guidance. The narrative and practical examples have been taken from the significant amount of materials that were received from MPA members, both large and small, after a request to share best practice on this subject. The publication complements the pocket size;Guide to Energy Isolation and LOTOTO; and accompanying posters and stickers that were widely distributed to members earlier this year.MPA25/07/2019
FATAL 6 - Guide to Avoiding Contact with Moving Machinery and Isolation

This 171 page, A5 Guide has been prepared by the MPA and a specialist working group of members to assist supervisors and managers on site and supports other industry technical guidance.

MPA25/07/2019
Fatal 6 - Site energy isolation self audit - QNJAC - July 2019

The purpose of this document is to provide a structured framework to enable organisations to carry out self-audits of isolation procedures to prove their effectiveness as well as identifying weaknesses in the system that could lead to serious injury or loss of life. It is can be used and adapted by any organisation operating machinery that needs to be isolated from sources of power, typically for maintenance purposes.

QNJAC05/07/2019
FATAL 6 - Welsh Safer by Sharing Seminars - Please book now

 

Please book your place on the MPA's Welsh Safer by Sharing Seminars

21 June 2019 - South Wales
Copthorne Hotel, Cardiff 

11 October 2019 - North Wales
Llyndir Hotel, nr Wrexham 

 In response to the identified "Fatal 6", the Safer by Sharing Seminars for 2019 will focus on two key elements "Isolation of Energy and Lock-Off" and "Falls from and Working at Height.

e-mail - dh@hardingpr.co.uk

MPA08/06/2019
British Precast guidance on isolation - May 2019

Within the precast concrete sector, repair, service and maintenance work is done on machinery, equipment and processes every day. It is essential to ensure the isolation of any unsafe machinery or equipment from potential uncontrolled energy sources takes place during such work. The attached document is guidance published by British Precast on isolation.

British Precast02/05/2019
Theft alerts
Incident No.TitleDateCountyLocationWhat stolen
00001Bulldozer theft22/03/2012EssexRuralMobile Plant