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 products plant2018 True
Dynamic risk assessmentWorker InvolvementCompany-wide2018 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 safety managementRoad transport2018 False
Latest toolbox talks
Incident alerts
Incident No.TitleDateType of LocationActivity
01540Arc Flash Incident13/12/2019Cement plantMaintenance & Housekeeping
01538Level Crossing Near Miss10/12/2019Construction/delivery siteTransport / Delivery
01537Fatal 6 - Faulty isolators - Craig and Derricott05/12/2019Asphalt/Coating plantGuarding and isolation
01535Fatal 6 - Conveyor LTI - Laceration to arm25/11/2019QuarryMaintenance & Housekeeping
01532Fatal 6 - Battery Explosion30/10/2019QuarryMaintenance & Housekeeping
Hot topics
TitleShort DescriptionSourceDate
4 new Toolbox talks for hauliers

QNJAC has published new or updated toolbox talks on 4 health and safety issues for drivers and hauliers. The toolbox talks identify key legislation, the variety of different individuals who have responsibility for ensuring safe working practices / best practice and identifies key activities. The topics covered are;

  • Reducing tipper rollovers
  • Control of RCS / Dust for drivers in quarries
  • Vehicle breakdowns - prevention and management of them
  • Vehicle isolation and maintenance - key control

These toolbox talks can all be viewed in the Guidance Section of Safeprecast

QNJAC12/12/2019
Fatal 6 - Guidance for drivers on RCS - QNJAC December 2019QNJAC has produced some guidance for drivers in quarries on the control of dust -  Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS).QNJAC10/12/2019
Fatal 6 - Vehicle isolation and maintenance - QNJAC Toolbox Talk - December 2019QNJAC has produced a toolbox that highlights best practice in the management of vehicle isolation and key control for vehicles.QNJAC10/12/2019
Fatal 6 - Reducing tipper rollovers - QNJAC Toolbox Talk December 2019

QNJAC has produced a toolbox talk highlighting the statutory duties and identifying the responsibilities of both the organisations and the individuals who are associated with a safe delivery being made by a tipper.

In particular, it looks at those responsible for maintaining the safety of persons involved in, or adjacent to, tipper loading and discharging activities. This includes the following;

  • Hauliers
  • Tipper Drivers
  • Site operators
  • Shovel loaders
  • Weighbridge staff
QNJAC10/12/2019
Fatal 6 - Vehicle breakdowns - Toolbox Talk - Dec 2019

QNJAC has produced a toolbox talk highlighting

  • The statutory duties of those involved with transport
  • What actions they can take to avoid breakdowns
  • What to do in the event of a breakdown.  

It is aimed at all those responsible for maintaining the safety of persons involved in, or impacted by, road haulage in the event of a vehicle breakdown - drivers, maintenance staff, fleet owners and hauliers, site operators and managers.

QNJAC08/12/2019
Theft alerts
Incident No.TitleDateCountyLocationWhat stolen
00001Bulldozer theft22/03/2012EssexRuralMobile Plant