Extended Toolbox Talk – Scaffold Design
Another handy resource from our friends at Simian – this time explaining what is and is not required for scaffold design in a modern construction environment.
Toolbox Talk – Winter Working
Think the worst of the winter weather is behind us? Think again! This toolbox talk is a great brief fro those working outdoors in the harshest of British conditions!
ToolboxTalk – Workplace Transport (Contracting Sites)
Produced following a tragic workplace fatality in Scotland, this bulleted list provides some sound advice relating to transport on contracting sites.
Toolbox Talk – Asphalt Hatches Operating Instructions
A handy resource for those that may have an interest in the safe use and operation of asphalt hatches during loading & delivery!
NR Safety Bulletin 338 – Crush injury to slinger signaller
On 2 October 2014 a serious incident occurred on site during a lifting activity. A slinger/signaller was in the process of attaching lifting accessories to the lifting eye of a 22 tonne tracked 360 excavator.
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Fatal Accident – A21 Sevenoaks Bypass, UK
On Friday 16th January 2015, shortly after midnight, an employee of one of our subcontractors, working as part of our UK Construction Division Area 4 Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald JV, was crushed between two site vehicles and fatally injured. It appears that the worker was caught between two trailer units. A full investigation is currently underway.
You can download information on Coupling and Uncoupling of Semi Trailers
Safety Alert – Angle Grinder Recall (01-17)
Bosch Power Tools have discovered during their quality controls processes that, due to a faulty component, the cutting or grinding disc together with the fastening fixture (spindle) could become detached during operation on a limited number of angle grinders.