Protect your profitJim KingHSENI
What will HSENI look for?• Vehicles and workplace transport• Work at height• Maintenance activity• Control of asbestos• Le...
Domino TheoryLack ofManagementControlUnsafeunderlyingcausesUnsafe acts,omissionsor conditionsAccident Injury, damagenear m...
Multicausation Theory (Tree)UnderlyingCausesUnsafeActsAccidentInjuryLossUnderlyingCausesUnsafeConditions
Unsafe Acts / Omissions• Operating without authority• Using faulty equipment• Failing to follow instructions• Horseplay• F...
Unsafe Conditions• Inadequate/missingguarding• Poor housekeeping• Defective equipment• Inadequate lighting• Unsuitable/dam...
Costs of Accidents – Accident IcebergAccident Iceberg£1£8 - £36Insured costsUninsured costsThe Cost of Accidents at Work –...
Costs of AccidentsInsured costs• Injury – Employers Liability insurance• Public liability• Fire insurance• Damage to vehic...
Costs of AccidentsUninsured costs• Product/material damage• Tool/equipment damage• Legal costs• Site clearance• Production...
Costs of AccidentsUninsured costs• Investigation time• Clerical effort• Fines• Loss of expertise• Loss of experienced work...
Accident FactsOn average 245 people die at work each year. 30,000 serious work place injuries happen each year. 38.5 mil...
Costs of Accidents• Poor safety management costs the country£16 billion per year (2–3% of GDP).• The above equates to £200...
Visibility• Lack of all round visibility played significantpart in many incidents• Fit curved convex mirrors + CCTV/Radar ...
Provision and Use of Work Equipment1999Regulation 28 (e) – “Every employer shall ensurethat, where self-propelled work equ...
Provision and Use of Work Equipment1999Regulation 28 (e) – “So far as is reasonablypracticable, mobile work equipment to h...
Provision and Use of Work Equipment1999Regulation 28 (e) – “Examples of deviceswhich can aid the drivers vision include:P...
Basic Guidance (Visibility)Driver vision should be 1.0 x 1.0m arounda machine where there is a risk frominadequate driver ...
Camera
WHEN REVERSING Ensure alarms/warning lights and C.C.T.V.camera are in working order. Mirrors should be in place and adju...
Vehicle/pedestrian interface
What can go wrong• Vehicle/pedestrian collision• Vehicle/vehicle collision• Equipment failure – hose bursts• Fall from Hei...
What HSENI will look for!1. Risk assessment for overall operation.2. Physical control measures to separate personnel and o...
Additional precautions• Skip modifications• Camera and screen capable ofviewing lifting hook whenengaging• Hose check valv...
LegislationProvision and Use of Work EquipmentRegulationsLifting Operations and Lifting EquipmentRegulationsWork at Height...
HSENI course of action• High hazard activity• Lack of control may lead to fatality ormajor injury• Enforcement notice will...
Basic Guidance (Visibility)Driver vision should be 1.0 x 1.0m arounda machine where there is a risk frominadequate driver ...
WHEN REVERSING Ensure alarms/warning lights and C.C.T.V.camera are in working order. Mirrors should be in place and adju...
Other lost time injuries• Back injuries• Slips, trips and falls• Falls from heights• Maintenance activity
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)Musculoskeletal disordersare the biggest causes ofoccupational ill health in NIIn 2004/200...
Where can you get help?• HSE publishes:• guidance on the law• assessment guidelines,• e.g. MAC tool• general handling aids...
• Defined in the Manual HandlingOperations Regulations (NorthernIreland) 1992• ..…any transporting or supporting ofa load ...
Safe MaintenanceSaves Time, SavesMoney, Saves Lives
2010 - 2011Half of fatalities in all HSENIenforced sectors maintenancerelated
Why is it hazardous?1. Involves dangerous activities• Work at height• Work with electricity• Work with dangerous equipment...
Why is it hazardous?2. Often carried out ad hoc basis withoutproper risk assessment3. Often undertaken by contractors4. Ea...
What does maintenanceinclude?• Inspection and testing• Repairs and adjustment• Fault detection & parts replacement• Servic...
Key Points• Maintenance affects every workplace• Affects everyone in an organisation• Moral duty to manage
What should companies do?1. Plan2. Make area safe3. Use appropriate equipment4. Work as planned5. Final check
Audrey HagganHead of Health and SafetyWorks NI
Health and Safety Works NIis thesmall business advisory service ofHSENI
Health and Safety Works NIisa free and confidential serviceoffering practical advice and guidancefrom a trusted and reliab...
What types of business do wehelp?• Any business with ≤50 employees• Micro and emerging businesses• Higher risk industries•...
Three levels of service• Information• Advice andguidance• Support –visit topremises
Start uppack
Construction pack
Templates and examples• Health and safety policy• Risk assessment• Fire risk assessment• Fire checklists• Method statement...
Workshops• Managing firesafety• 6 constructionworkshops• Maintenance inwaste andrecycling industry
HSWNI offers support• 1 to 1 visit to the business• Identifying and prioritising health andsafety issues specific to the b...
also includes• Meeting their needs• Paperwork• Tour of the premises• Priority topics• New or changes to legislation
• Photo of Janet at Jethro Centre
Customer feedback“Thank you for your visit to our site andthe excellent advice you gave.The service you offer through H&SW...
Health and Safety Works NI• Any small business (50 employees orless)• Business must approach HSWNI• Provides Information...
Sustainex 2013 - Protect Your Profit HSENI Jim King (PDF)
Sustainex 2013 - Protect Your Profit HSENI Jim King (PDF)
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  1. 1. Protect your profitJim KingHSENI
  2. 2. What will HSENI look for?• Vehicles and workplace transport• Work at height• Maintenance activity• Control of asbestos• Legionella control• Slips, trips• Back injuries
  3. 3. Domino TheoryLack ofManagementControlUnsafeunderlyingcausesUnsafe acts,omissionsor conditionsAccident Injury, damagenear missEmphasis on management failure rather thanindividual failure
  4. 4. Multicausation Theory (Tree)UnderlyingCausesUnsafeActsAccidentInjuryLossUnderlyingCausesUnsafeConditions
  5. 5. Unsafe Acts / Omissions• Operating without authority• Using faulty equipment• Failing to follow instructions• Horseplay• Failure to use PPE• Operating at unsafe speed
  6. 6. Unsafe Conditions• Inadequate/missingguarding• Poor housekeeping• Defective equipment• Inadequate lighting• Unsuitable/damaged PPE• Trip hazards• Badly maintained equipment
  7. 7. Costs of Accidents – Accident IcebergAccident Iceberg£1£8 - £36Insured costsUninsured costsThe Cost of Accidents at Work – HSG 96
  8. 8. Costs of AccidentsInsured costs• Injury – Employers Liability insurance• Public liability• Fire insurance• Damage to vehicles, plant, buildings etc.• Illness
  9. 9. Costs of AccidentsUninsured costs• Product/material damage• Tool/equipment damage• Legal costs• Site clearance• Production delays• Additional labour/overtime
  10. 10. Costs of AccidentsUninsured costs• Investigation time• Clerical effort• Fines• Loss of expertise• Loss of experienced workers• Damage to companyimage/reputation
  11. 11. Accident FactsOn average 245 people die at work each year. 30,000 serious work place injuries happen each year. 38.5 million work days are lost each year due to workplace injuries. 25,000 people leave the work force every year neverto return due harm suffered at work.70% of incidents are preventable by good management.
  12. 12. Costs of Accidents• Poor safety management costs the country£16 billion per year (2–3% of GDP).• The above equates to £200 per employee.• Three in ten organisations have no H&Sbudget.• 1/3 of all organisations have managers whofail to appreciate the importance of H&S.British Safety Council Survey
  13. 13. Visibility• Lack of all round visibility played significantpart in many incidents• Fit curved convex mirrors + CCTV/Radar forall round visibility• Fit and maintain reversing alarms• All personnel to wear proper high visibilityclothing
  14. 14. Provision and Use of Work Equipment1999Regulation 28 (e) – “Every employer shall ensurethat, where self-propelled work equipmentmay, while in motion, involve risk to the safetyof persons where the driver’s direct field ofvision is inadequate to ensure safety, thereare adequate devices for improving his visionso far as is reasonably practicable”
  15. 15. Provision and Use of Work Equipment1999Regulation 28 (e) – “So far as is reasonablypracticable, mobile work equipment to haveadequate devices to improve the driver’s fieldof vision where this is otherwise inadequate.Such devices may include mirrors or closed-circuit television (CCTV) and the provision ofthese devices can be used to meet therequirements of the regulations.”
  16. 16. Provision and Use of Work Equipment1999Regulation 28 (e) – “Examples of deviceswhich can aid the drivers vision include:Plane, angled and curved mirrorsFresnel lensesRadarCCTV systems
  17. 17. Basic Guidance (Visibility)Driver vision should be 1.0 x 1.0m arounda machine where there is a risk frominadequate driver vision i.e. the drivershould be able to see points that areone metre from the vehicle and onemetre above ground level.
  18. 18. Camera
  19. 19. WHEN REVERSING Ensure alarms/warning lights and C.C.T.V.camera are in working order. Mirrors should be in place and adjustedcorrectly, to give the best view. Make certain, no one is in your path. Leave the cab of the vehicle and physicallyinspect behind your plant if you are unsure. Never reverse without assistance if your rearview is in any way restricted.
  20. 20. Vehicle/pedestrian interface
  21. 21. What can go wrong• Vehicle/pedestrian collision• Vehicle/vehicle collision• Equipment failure – hose bursts• Fall from Height• Skip dislodged during lifting operation
  22. 22. What HSENI will look for!1. Risk assessment for overall operation.2. Physical control measures to separate personnel and other vehicles from the activity (where possible)3. Equipment being used.
  23. 23. Additional precautions• Skip modifications• Camera and screen capable ofviewing lifting hook whenengaging• Hose check valves on liftingequipment• Thorough inspection certificatesfor the lifting equipment.
  24. 24. LegislationProvision and Use of Work EquipmentRegulationsLifting Operations and Lifting EquipmentRegulationsWork at HeightManagement of health and safety atwork Regulations.
  25. 25. HSENI course of action• High hazard activity• Lack of control may lead to fatality ormajor injury• Enforcement notice will be immediate
  26. 26. Basic Guidance (Visibility)Driver vision should be 1.0 x 1.0m arounda machine where there is a risk frominadequate driver vision i.e. the drivershould be able to see points that areone metre from the vehicle and onemetre above ground level.
  27. 27. WHEN REVERSING Ensure alarms/warning lights and C.C.T.V.camera are in working order. Mirrors should be in place and adjustedcorrectly, to give the best view. Make certain, no one is in your path. Leave the cab of the vehicle and physicallyinspect behind your plant if you are unsure. Never reverse without assistance if your rearview is in any way restricted.
  28. 28. Other lost time injuries• Back injuries• Slips, trips and falls• Falls from heights• Maintenance activity
  29. 29. Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)Musculoskeletal disordersare the biggest causes ofoccupational ill health in NIIn 2004/2005 the mostcommon type of work-related illness reported wasback problems
  30. 30. Where can you get help?• HSE publishes:• guidance on the law• assessment guidelines,• e.g. MAC tool• general handling aids• guidance• industry specific
  31. 31. • Defined in the Manual HandlingOperations Regulations (NorthernIreland) 1992• ..…any transporting or supporting ofa load (including the lifting, puttingdown, pushing, pulling, carrying ormoving thereof) by hand or by bodilyforceWhat is “Manual Handling”?
  32. 32. Safe MaintenanceSaves Time, SavesMoney, Saves Lives
  33. 33. 2010 - 2011Half of fatalities in all HSENIenforced sectors maintenancerelated
  34. 34. Why is it hazardous?1. Involves dangerous activities• Work at height• Work with electricity• Work with dangerous equipment• Work with dangerous materials
  35. 35. Why is it hazardous?2. Often carried out ad hoc basis withoutproper risk assessment3. Often undertaken by contractors4. Easy to overlook - Things go wrong withoutproper maintenance
  36. 36. What does maintenanceinclude?• Inspection and testing• Repairs and adjustment• Fault detection & parts replacement• Servicing, lubrication and cleaning• Repair and renovation of buildings
  37. 37. Key Points• Maintenance affects every workplace• Affects everyone in an organisation• Moral duty to manage
  38. 38. What should companies do?1. Plan2. Make area safe3. Use appropriate equipment4. Work as planned5. Final check
  39. 39. Audrey HagganHead of Health and SafetyWorks NI
  40. 40. Health and Safety Works NIis thesmall business advisory service ofHSENI
  41. 41. Health and Safety Works NIisa free and confidential serviceoffering practical advice and guidancefrom a trusted and reliable source toall small businesses across NI
  42. 42. What types of business do wehelp?• Any business with ≤50 employees• Micro and emerging businesses• Higher risk industries• Social economy
  43. 43. Three levels of service• Information• Advice andguidance• Support –visit topremises
  44. 44. Start uppack
  45. 45. Construction pack
  46. 46. Templates and examples• Health and safety policy• Risk assessment• Fire risk assessment• Fire checklists• Method statements• Scaffolding/excavations inspections
  47. 47. Workshops• Managing firesafety• 6 constructionworkshops• Maintenance inwaste andrecycling industry
  48. 48. HSWNI offers support• 1 to 1 visit to the business• Identifying and prioritising health andsafety issues specific to the business• An action plan tailored to the client’sbusiness needs
  49. 49. also includes• Meeting their needs• Paperwork• Tour of the premises• Priority topics• New or changes to legislation
  50. 50. • Photo of Janet at Jethro Centre
  51. 51. Customer feedback“Thank you for your visit to our site andthe excellent advice you gave.The service you offer through H&SWorks NI, is of great benefit to thoseunaware of the raft of legislationregarding H&S.”
  52. 52. Health and Safety Works NI• Any small business (50 employees orless)• Business must approach HSWNI• Provides Information Advice and Support with a 1 to 1 visit

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