|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|
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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.
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|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 email@example.com"
Please contact Tony Entwistle for more information about the support MPA provides at firstname.lastname@example.org"