Lead

Lead and its dangers

Lead does not come under the COSHH regulations, there are separate regulations covering Lead and the problems caused by lead. Problems with lead are not just in construction but lead products can be found in all workplaces. There are many works in industrial processes which create lead dust, fume or vapour. Some processes include: Stripping […]

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Permit to work

Permit to Work

Permit to work procedure has been developed and refined by the chemical industry, however the principles and procedures also apply to the management of complex risks in other industries, the principle is that certain defined operations cannot be carried out without the specific permission of a responsible manager after thorough checks have taken place to […]

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Vibration at Work

Vibration at Work

Vibration at Work is a problem that can cause short and long-term injuries to employees.  It can cause damage to hands, fingers and any other part of the body.  It includes the use of power tools and being on a machine like a digger when your whole body is vibrated. The correct names for the two types of […]

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Electrical safety

Electrical safety at work

Electrical safety is something we must not take for granted. You cannot see electricity but it can be fatal, injure, cause fires and damage property. Electrical hazards come from all types of electricity, batteries, generators, single-phase mains, three-phase mains power, static and lightning. All these can cause serious harm or death. Generally the greater the […]

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