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Tool Box Talks – Hand Protection

Hand Protection Within the course of the working day, your hands will come into contact with many different substances such as concrete, mould oil, earth, re-bar rust etc, and precautions should be undertaken to protect your hands, such as: Use barrier creams before the shift starts, as this will make hand cleaning easier and protect [...]
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Tool box Talks – Power Washers

Power washers discharge pressures can be very high. At these pressures, water / cleaning solution can penetrate the skin and enter the bloodstream, carrying any dirt on the skin with it. Any facial opening is at greater risk. Therefore: Always wear eye protection Never use a power washer for cleaning off any part of the [...]
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Tool Box Talks – PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

AT-A-GLANCE: PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT What is PPE? PPE (personal protective equipment) means all equipment that is worn to protect the wearer against risk to health and safety. When is PPE required? PPE is required as a last resort when there is still health and safety risks after all other measures have been taken. Your Task [...]
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Tool Box Talk – Avoding management Dust

Tool Box Talk Avoiding and Managing Dust WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Dust can be a nuisance to people living and working near construction sites and if it not prevented and managed properly, can lead to local authorities becoming involved. The local authorities have the power to stop works leading to programme delays and can also [...]
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Tool Box Talks – Archaeology

Archaeology Why Is It Important To ensure that all personnel at workplace are aware of the response required in the event of unanticipated finds of archaeological /historical value and the importance of cooperating with the Archaeological Specialists. In addition the necessity of reporting immediately any unusual finds/features revealed during operations. DODON'T Be aware of finding [...]
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Tool Box Talks – Oil Storage

Oil Storage Why Is It Important Correct storage of oil is not just a part of good site management, oil storage must comply with the Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) Regulations 2001 if the oil storage is more than 200 litres. DODON'T Ensure oil containers are of sufficient strength & integrity to make a leak [...]
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Tool box Talk – ACCIDENT PREVENTION

ACCIDENT PREVENTION The Construction industry employs approx 6% of the UK workforce, but accounts for 30% of all fatalities.  Don’t become the next statistic. CAUSES OF ACCIDENTS People not thinking about what they are doing. People not following instructions People not following training they’ve been given Unsafe manual handling, loading, stacking and storing. Overloading of [...]
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Tool Box Talks — BITUMEN BOILERS IN CONSTRUCTION – FIRE HAZARDS

BITUMEN BOILERS IN CONSTRUCTION - FIRE HAZARDS Protect yourself and your workmates by following a few simple rules. If in doubt, ask. Setting up Stand the boiler on a firm, level surface, with the fire tray underneath, even on concrete. Set up the gas cylinders at least 3m away, but out of the way. Don’t [...]
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Tool Box Talks – Quayside Activities

Quayside Activities INTRODUCTION It’s a requirement of an employer to assure quayside activities be done in safe manner in accordance with Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) rules & regulations (EHS).To carry out quayside activities, required permits must be obtained from a PCFC approved third party certification bodies. All concerns regarding the planned activity [...]
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Tool Box Talks — CABLE / HOSE MANAGEMENT

Introduction We all use electric cables, gas / air / pressure or water hoses for various reason i.e. lighting, welding, power tools, heating, cutting, pressure testing, pneumatic gouging, fire fighting etc. When those are used properly they are perfectly safe, but on the other hand they can be deadly if not treated with respect. We […]

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