- 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.
The biennial Hillhead exhibition is the largest quarrying, construction and recycling event in the UK attracting over 500 exhibiting companies and welcoming in excess of 19,000 trade visitors through its gates. Read about the logistical challenges faced by the organisers in Safeaid's latest issue of Insight.
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.
'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.