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Posted By Janet Glackin

- is the UK on safe ground?

Arc Flash is becoming more widely recognised as a specific risk to those working in the rail industry, over and above general incidents, although there is still work to do on awareness.

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Posted By Janet Glackin & Jeremy Luker

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and occupations within manufacturing and infrastructure are not without risk. It is imperative that dialogue takes place between employees and employers and preventative measures introduced.


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Posted By Janet Glackin

RCS (Respirable Crystalline Silica) is the 2nd biggest health risk to construction workers, following asbestos.

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Posted By Janet Glackin

'Points Run Through' (PRT) incidents can be significantly reduced by using red Til Dawn Lamp's says NR in their recent 'Good Practice Guide, issue date' 21st February 2017. The report highlights a recent project, where 4 sets of points were run through in a matter of weeks and incurred costs of £256,000 and 3,200 minutes of train delays.

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Posted By Safeaid LLP

Fatigue within a railway workforce can be deadly. Tiredness can cause serious accidents, injuries and also result in loss of productivity in the workplace.

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Posted By Safeaid LLP

Ballast dust is a very real issue in the construction and rail industry, as the hazardous substance can be potentially inhaled by your workforce if the correct RPE (Respiratory Protective Equipment) is not in place.

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