Monthly Archive: November 2015

Safe Work around Large Vehicles

Having large vehicles operating on site can present a risk to pedestrians. It’s vital for all workers to know about the differences inherent in larger vehicles, such as reduced manoeuvrability and visibility, so that they are aware of the dangers and the importance of the control measures. 10 Top Tips for Safe Work around Large Vehicles Consider all vehicle movements...

Tips for Ladder Safety

Falls from height are the biggest cause of death and serious injury – so make sure you pick the right equipment for the job at all times. Look after your ladders, and in turn they will look after you. 5 Top Tips for Safe Ladder Work Undertake a thorough risk assessment of the job before you start to check that...

Tips for Carrying out Safe Manual Handling Activities

More often than not, if a manual handling task goes wrong, it is most likely to be due to poor planning and a lack of consideration of the different components that make up the task as a whole. When there are additional hazards involved, such as the potential to fall from height, the consequences can be even more severe. Make...