Involving your workers in Health & Safety

Guidance for all workers

 

Help with your Manual Handling Assessment

News from HSE
Help with your manual handling assessments: Variable manual handling assessment chart (V-MAC) tool

The V-MAC tool is for assessing manual handling operations where load weights vary and has recently been launched by HSE. It should be used in conjunction with the MAC tool which deals with same weight items.

For more information on musculoskeletal disorders (MSD’s) visit HSE’s MSD Website.

Centres caught rigging construction safety exams

BBC iPlayer video HERE

Go to 19 mins to see relevant report

Centres caught rigging construction safety exams

News night reveal corrupt Test Centres

News Report HERE

National Forklift Truck Safety Month

Safetember – See Danger, Speak Up

More Info HERE

 

World Skills Sau Paulo 2015

Theo Paphitis tells SEMTA the Nation should be proud

Red Cross Free First Aid App

If a friend or family member was having a heart attack or was choking, would you know how to help them?

The Red Cross  free app features simple, easy advice on 18 everyday first aid scenarios, as well as tips on how to prepare for emergencies, from severe winter weather to road traffic accidents.

With videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice, it’s never been easier to learn first aid.

Download your free App

 

Assessing All Work at Height

The HSE website has some great guidance on all kinds of subjects:

See Guidance on Assessing Work at Height HERE

Green Labourers Card – How to apply

For how to apply for a Green Labourers Card see the CITB video :

http://varis-training.co.uk/1091/

Falls from Height are remain the most common form of workplace fatality

Crawley Scaffolder fined for unsafe work at height

Click HERE for more info