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Health & Safety

24 May 2013 | Health & Safety
Tarmac West’s (now part of Lafarge Tarmac) pioneering Contractor Safety Partnership, established in December 2011, encourages contractors to work more closely with the company to reduce...
23 May 2013 | Health & Safety
Safeguarding Vulnerable Road User training gains momentum with more than 600 drivers completing the course Improving the sector’s health and safety performance is the top priority for the...
Tagged in: Cycle safety
23 May 2013 | Health & Safety
Mitigating the risks of unexploded ordnance in marine aggregatesRamora UK have an enviable record with regard to the delivery of safe, professional, competent and innovative bomb disposal solutions...
23 May 2013 | Health & Safety
LED warning lighting for quarry and mine vehiclesBy David Timms, marketing manager, Britax PMG LtdOperating specialist off-highway equipment is often a difficult and potentially dangerous task and...
16 January 2013 | Health & Safety
MPA Health & Safety Awards 2012The Mineral Products Association’s prestigious Health & Safety Conference and Awards 2012 took place on Tuesday 13 November at BAFTA, London, bringing...
20 December 2012 | Health & Safety
MPA launches Vulnerable Road User Safety Policy On Wednesday 31 October 2012, the Mineral Products Association (MPA) launched its new Vulnerable Road User Safety Policy at a national Cycle Safe...
Tagged in: Cycle 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...

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