This guiding principle outlines the proper procedures to mitigate risks when working at heights.
This document outlines roles and responsibilities during lifting activities and the qualifications needed to carry out each role.
Everyone who works on our yards need to know how to work safely, without risks to health, and how they can raise any health and safety concerns with you.
Slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work. On average, they cause 40 per cent of all reported major injuries and can also lead to other types of serious accidents, for example falls from height. Slips and trips are also the most reported injury to members.
Employers should ensure that safety signs are provided (or are in place) and maintained in circumstances where there is a significant risk to health and safety that has not been removed or controlled by other methods. This is only appropriate where use of a sign can further reduce the risk….
This guiding principle specifies requirements for the inspection and maintenance of extinguishers, fire hose systems and fire hose reels, as a result of which, the operation of the products remains intact, in accordance with the objective for which they are intended.
The fire safety of buildings comprises many measures that should always be considered as inter-related. A major component of these measures are extinguishers. In the early stages of a fire, fire extinguishers are highly valuable. Immediate availability and fast mobility contribute to a fast extinguishing attempt (ISO 7165:2009).
This guiding principle is intended for those who have control over or use portable electrical equipment. Portable electrical equipment could cause an electric shock or burn, or fire due to damage, wear or misuse.
Accidents involving gas cylinders can cause serious injury or even death. This guiding principle provides simple practical advice on eliminating or reducing the risks associated with using gas cylinders.