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Machine safety presentation by Dave Bennion of DGB Health & Safety Solutions. The presentation acts as a checklist to ensuring employees are safe at work and employers profits are protected from ...

Machine safety presentation by Dave Bennion of DGB Health & Safety Solutions. The presentation acts as a checklist to ensuring employees are safe at work and employers profits are protected from needless accidents.



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  • DGB Health & Safety Solutions (Est. 2011) Dave Bennion BSc(Hons); Tech IOSH; SIIRSM RSP; MInstLM; CIHM; ACQI; AMIIAI Health & Safety, Fire & Environmental Consultant 19/08/2014 1
  • Machine Safety 19/08/2014 2
  • Machine Safety Having spent over 13 years in the Joinery industry as a City & Guilds trained Woodmachinist I have seen first hand the importance of machine safety. I have also seen what happens when safety is ignored. 19/08/2014 3
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  • Machine Safety Manufacturing in high volume requires industrial machinery and automated processes.  Automated processes are repetitive and lapses in concentration can increase the likelihood of an accident occurring. 19/08/2014 5
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  • Machine Safety Keeping the workplace safe is essential to protect workers from accidents and protect the company profits from lost production and legal costs. 19/08/2014 7
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  • Machine Safety How can we ensure that the work Environment and those who come into contact with it are kept safe? 19/08/2014 9
  • Machine Safety  Ensure that engineering controls are in place to protect all staff, visitors, wildlife and neighbours from:  Rotating blades ie: cutting tools - guards  Presses and rollers – interlocks, magic eye  Chemicals – suitable storage and bunding  Dust – LEV systems  Noise – acoustic hoods, walls 19/08/2014 10
  • Machine Safety 19/08/2014 11 Acoustic hood Lock and tag
  • Machine Safety 19/08/2014 12 LEV system Rollers
  • Machine Safety  Ensure that all operatives receive full induction, instruction and appropriate training in all processes they will be involved in and on going training and supervision (ie accredited – City & Guilds, NVQ, CITB, CSCS etc)  Remember that fire training ie: Chemicals (COMAH etc) and first aid is a requirement in some industries. 19/08/2014 13
  • Machine Safety Ensure that the company has an up to date Safety Management System in place. That risk assessments, safety systems of work etc are in place and accessible to all staff – these need to be signed off by staff agreeing to adhere to them . Some companies are accredited to OHSAS 18001 (H & S), ISO 14001 (Enviro), ISO 9001 (Quality) or CHAS etc. 19/08/2014 14
  • Machine Safety Ensure that regular audits including spot, slice and grab sampling ie: one designated area. Ensure the whole building and grounds are completed annually. Speak to workers, supervisors, safety reps and unions (if applicable) to ensure that concerns are identified and safer ways of working are found where possible. Some companies employ Lean Six Sigma practitioners ie PDCA, 5S, DMAIC etc 19/08/2014 15
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  • Machine Safety Ensure that all accidents and near miss incidents are recorded – this is also important as it can identify trends as well as a measure of safety system effectiveness. Remember if an incident occurs (including near misses) you will need to revalidate the effectiveness of current risk assessments and working procedures and adjust accordingly. 19/08/2014 17
  • Machine Safety Ensure all steps are taken to foster a safety culture to drive down incidents ie: safety meetings, toolbox talks, complaints procedure. Ensure workers are consulted and new work processes or charges in environment are fully assessed. Remember that workers are able to say if something is working or not! 19/08/2014 18
  • Machine Safety  Keep the risk of an incident occurring as low as reasonably practicable ie: “ The likelihood of an incident occurring x the consequence of that incident x the financial cost of putting reasonable measures in place to significantly lower the risk of an occurrence = risk factor. 19/08/2014 19
  • Machine Safety DGB Health & Safety Solutions can provide a full suite off services including training and toolbox talks to meet your requirements. • All training includes attendee training notes and certificates of attendance & participation. I also provide a training matrix and attendance sheet. • Certificates are forwarded within 14 days of course. 19/08/2014 21
  • Specialist Services  Access to Keighley First Aid Ltd • Tel: 01535 958101 web: • - access to full range of HSE approved courses and events management by qualified first aiders.  Access to Specialist Occupational Health Services by • Wharfedale Occupational Health Services • Tel: 0113 2505420 web: 19/08/2014 22
  • Membership • Institute of Occupational Safety & Health Technical membership – TechIOSH (153699) • International Institute of Risk Safety Management Specialist / Recognised Safety Practitioner – SIIRSM RSP (300680) • Institute of Leadership & Management Full Member – MInstLM (115109) • Chartered Quality Institute Associate member ACQI (5042688) • Chartered Institute of Housing Practitioner Membership – CIHM (965281) • Institute of Industrial Accident Investigators Associate Member – AMIIAI (AE12822) 19/08/2014 23
  • Academic/Other Qualifications • Lean Six Sigma – Yellow Belt (August 2014) • NEBOSH - Level 6 Professional Diploma in Environmental Management (July 2013) • UKATA – Asbestos Awareness (October 2013) • CSCS – construction card (Aug 2013) • NEBOSH -Level 3 National certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management (Sept 2012) • NEBOSH - Level 3 National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (May 2011) • CIEH - Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering (August 2008) • IOSH - Level 2 – Managing Safely (September 2007) • Certificate in-service inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (May 2007) & CIH updated April 2012 Level 3 National Certificate in Housing (Supported) (October 2006) • Open University - B.Sc. (Hons) Health & Social Care (December 2005) 19/08/2014 24
  • 19/08/2014 25 On site undertaking on assessment Speaking with client
  • For further information: • Contact on: • PO Box 122, Bingley, West Yorkshire. BD16 9BF. • Web: • E-mail: • Slideshare: • Skype: david.bennion21 • Mobile: 07900431649 19/08/2014 26