Weekly Top Five
SHP Weekly Top Five
Our top five stories this week: ‘Suppliers must be able to meet new PPE regulatory requirements’, bus crash driver was reading at the wheel, amputation after lift crushes workers foot, five things you need to know about evacuating a tall building, a technical guide to sprinkler systems and much more…
1. ‘Those responsible for the purchase of PPE must now ensure that their suppliers are able to meet the new regulatory requirements’
How the new PPE Directive will affect the supply chain and what must be done in-order to be compliant.
2. Bus crash driver was reading at the wheel
Five passengers injured when driver lost control of the bus as he negotiated a gap in a guided section of the track
3. Amputation after 800kg lift crushed worker’s foot
A worker had to have two toes partially amputated when an automated storage retrieval system (ASRS) lift dropped and trapped his foot.
4. Five things you need to know about evacuating a tall building
As a health & safety manager, what should be top of your priorities when evacuating?
5. A technical guide to sprinkler systems
There is no general legal requirement for sprinkler systems to be installed in a place of work but there may be circumstances where sprinklers are required.
Health & Safety In Court
Legislation Update eBook
IOELVs Directive: Welcome step forward in battle against hazardous substance exposure
Unsafe gas work was potentially fatal
Should smartphones be considered as DSE?
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