FRIDAY SAFETY ADVICE - ACCIDENT PREVENTION AND CONTROL

FRIDAY SAFETY ADVICE - ACCIDENT PREVENTION AND CONTROL

FRIDAY SAFETY ADVICE - ACCIDENT PREVENTION AND CONTROL

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Electrification Construction Services Ltd

Unit 9, Wheelock Heath Business Court

Alsager Road

Wheelock

Cheshire

CW11 4RQ


FRIDAY SAFETY ADVICE - ACCIDENT PREVENTION AND CONTROL

OVERVIEW

This talk will cover: causes, costs and prevention of accidents.

CAUSES OF ACCIDENTS

  • 1. People not thinking about what they are doing.
  • 2. People not following instructions.
  • 3. People not following training they have been given.
  • 4. Unsafe manual handling, loading, stacking and storing.
  • 5. Overloading of working places, scaffolding and hoists etc.
  • 6. Incorrect use of plant and machinery.
  • 7. Use of faulty equipment with improvised repairs.
  • 8. Illegal removal of guards and barriers.
  • 9. Failure to use protective safety equipment.
  • 10. Ignoring safety signals, signs and warning devices.
  • THE COST OF ACCIDENTS TO YOU

  • 1. Pain, suffering and continuing disability.
  • 2. Loss of earnings and extra expense due to disability.
  • 3. Incapacity for the job and your leisure activities.
  • 4. Unable to support family and possible family break–up.
  • ACCIDENT PREVENTION

  • 1.Don’t remove guards from machines.
  • 2. Don’t handle substances without knowing the hazards.
  • 3. Don’t use any machines if not trained and follow instructions.
  • 4. Always comply with safe working practices.
  • 5. Wear and use PPE correctly, don’t abuse it.
  • 6. Don’t direct compressed air at yourself or others, it kills.
  • 7. Never mess around while working.
  • 8. Never use defective equipment or machinery.
  • 9. Help to keep the workplace clean.
  • 10. Wash and dry hands to remove substances from skin.
  • 11. Report unsafe conditions to your supervisor.
  • 12. Use correct tools and equipment for the job
  • 13. Obey all safety rules and signs.
  • 14.Don’t leave tools lying about where they can fall onto to someone below.

Do you have any questions for me?

REMEMBER: ACCIDENTS ARE CASUED BY UNSAFE PEOPLE CREATING UNSAFE CONDITIONS.


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