The legal requirements for the use of handheld power tools in UK workplaces are governed by several regulations, including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HSWA), the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER), and the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (PPE). These regulations aim to ensure that […]
Construction section includes different information relating to the construction sector. This market has different risks and hazards to that of other sectors by the nature of the work that is carried out.
Training needed if you work in the construction sector will vary from site induction, health & safety, COSHH, manual handling and many more. You may also be required to have various required training and work CITB cards. In order to get a card, you will be required to undertake training and a test.
One course we offer is a level 1 health and safety that is especially designed for this sector and this is a regulated qualification from TQUK who are an awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual. You may also be required to undertake other training depending on the work you will be carring out.
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Legal Requirements and Safety Practices for Welding Equipment
Title: Legal Requirements and Safety Practices for Welding Equipment in UK Workplaces Meta Description: Explore the to ensure a safe and compliant work environment. Keywords: welding equipment, UK workplaces, legal requirements, types of welding machines, dangers, accidents, safety practices The legal requirements for the use of welding equipment in UK workplaces are governed by several […]
Legal Requirements and Safety Guidelines for Abrasive Wheels
The legal requirements for the use of abrasive wheels and power tools incorporating abrasive wheels in UK workplaces are governed by several regulations, including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HSWA), the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER), the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (PPE), and the […]
Lead and its dangers
Lead does not come under the COSHH regulations, there are separate regulations covering Lead and the problems caused by lead. Problems with lead are not just in construction but lead products can be found in all workplaces. There are many works in industrial processes which create lead dust, fume or vapour. Some processes include: Stripping […]
Permit to Work
Permit to work procedure has been developed and refined by the chemical industry, however the principles and procedures also apply to the management of complex risks in other industries, the principle is that certain defined operations cannot be carried out without the specific permission of a responsible manager after thorough checks have taken place to […]
Vibration at Work
Vibration at Work is a problem that can cause short and long-term injuries to employees. It can cause damage to hands, fingers and any other part of the body. It includes the use of power tools and being on a machine like a digger when your whole body is vibrated. The correct names for the two types of […]
Electrical safety at work
Electrical safety is something we must not take for granted. You cannot see electricity but it can be fatal, injure, cause fires and damage property. Electrical hazards come from all types of electricity, batteries, generators, single-phase mains, three-phase mains power, static and lightning. All these can cause serious harm or death. Generally the greater the […]