Agg-Net

The Aggregates & Recycling Information Network
Mobile Menu
From the organisers of
 

2020 / 2021 Edition

Order your copy here

Error message

The options for flexslider_views_slideshow does not exists.
Close

Health & Safety

31 May 2012 | Health & Safety
Vibration reduction experts Reactec Ltd call on companies to make a better commitment to vibration safety in the workplaceCompanies should implement the most up-to-date safety measures to keep their...
30 May 2012 | Health & Safety
The MPA’s Cycle Safe campaign aims to minimize hazards and risks for all vulnerable road users Every year 17,000 cyclists are killed or injured in the UK. In London alone, 16 were killed in...
Tagged in: Cycle safety
30 May 2012 | Health & Safety
PPE – a critical element in risk management and hazard controlBy Mark Homan, global PPE/welding accessories business manager, ESABIn some industries there are hazards that simply cannot be...
30 May 2012 | Health & Safety
Vehicle performance versus driver performance – have we got the focus wrong?Human error is a factor in 95% of all road accidents, but a higher percentage of resource goes on vehicle...
08 May 2012 | Health & Safety
Dave Gazzard, SHE manager with Midland Quarry Products, discusses the company’s journey from ‘worst in class’ to ‘best in class’ during the period from c2000 to the...
15 February 2012 | Health & Safety
The tragic death of two maintenance fitters focuses attention on organizational safety; behavioural safety; heavy mobile plant design; the CE mark; the EU Machinery Directive; European and...
20 December 2011 | Health & Safety
Working to achieve a significant reduction in lost-time incidents By Ian Brown, national production manager, Lafarge Aggregates LtdThis paper has been written on behalf of all the employees at...
12 October 2011 | Health & Safety
The role of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) and hearing protective equipment (HPE) in creating a safe working environmentBritish Lung Foundation statistics show respiratory disease is the UK...
11 October 2011 | Health & Safety
An eight-point guide to choosing the right noise-measuring equipmentAccording to HSE statistics, approximately 1.7 million workers are thought to be exposed to noise above levels considered safe, and...
11 October 2011 | Health & Safety
New Milton Sand & Ballast invest in ZoneSafe proximity warning systemThe risk of personnel-vehicle incidents (PVIs) remains a major concern for all companies operating mobile plant. Despite the...
11 October 2011 | Health & Safety | 1 Comment
Jim Irving, chief executive officer of Guardian24, explains how technology-based solutions are helping to ensure the safety of staff who work alone, as well as providing productivity and efficiency...
23 March 2011 | Health & Safety
For Tarmac’s chief executive, Terry Last, the mission to achieve ‘zero harm’ performance is driven not only by the importance of operating a responsible, safe and sustainable...
23 March 2011 | Health & Safety
In this abridged article, Ken Andrews gives a graphic personal account of the life-changing injuries he suffered at work one night in 2004. Since the incident Ken has proactively sought to improve...
17 November 2010 | Health & Safety
HSE praises impressive progress of quarrying industry at recent joint IQ Conference/MPA Health and Safety AwardsThis year’s Institute of Quarrying annual conference was hosted in conjunction...
12 October 2010 | Health & Safety
Glendinning receive British Aggregates Association (BAA) Site Assessment Certificate for the highest standards in health and safetyAt Hillhead 2010 Judith Hackitt, chair of the Health and Safety...

Pages