Footing the Bill

Footing the Bill

Balancing, standing, running, walking, jumping, kicking. All of these would be very difficult without two key parts of our body... our feet. In the workplace they can often be overlooked, as most of our workplace tasks are accomplished with our hands. So a large proportion of workplace injuries happen to that part of our body. However, ignoring the importance of our feet can lead to incidents which are just as serious as with the hands, causing crippling injuries, and even permanent life-changing disabilities. Whilst we...

Balancing, standing, running, walking, jumping, kicking. All of these would be very difficult without two key parts of our body... our feet. In the workplace they can often be overlooked, as most of our workplace tasks are accomplished with our hands. So a large proportion of workplace injuries happen to that part of our body. However, ignoring the importance of...

Balancing, standing, running, walking, jumping, kicking. All of these would be very difficult without two key parts of our body... our feet. In the workplace they can often...

Working at Height - Clearing Misconceptions

Working at Height -...

Working at height has been a leading cause of serious and fatal accidents for many years. It is essentially impossible to eliminate the need to work at height, so focus and emphasis needs to be placed on managing this risk. Let’s clear up some common misconceptions first. Working at height does not mean you have to be above the ground. The definition of what constitutes working at height was changed to include scenarios where someone is working at ground level but next to an excavation...

Working at height has been a leading cause of serious and fatal accidents for many years. It is essentially impossible to eliminate the need to work at height, so focus and emphasis needs to be placed on managing this risk. Let’s clear up some common misconceptions first. Working at height does not mean you have to be above the ground....

Working at height has been a leading cause of serious and fatal accidents for many years. It is essentially impossible to eliminate the need to work at height,...

Tools and Processes for Safety

Tools and Processes for...

Many people may not be aware that an oil and gas platform is a production plant comprising complex heavy plant and miles of pipework to separate the oil and gas from water and other impurities before piping it onshore. Some platforms have as many as five levels and decks and require “hotel” accommodation facilities for sometimes hundreds of workers. In addition to processing, a platform may also have attached a drilling rig so that drilling and processing occur simultaneously. As you can imagine, since a...

Many people may not be aware that an oil and gas platform is a production plant comprising complex heavy plant and miles of pipework to separate the oil and gas from water and other impurities before piping it onshore. Some platforms have as many as five levels and decks and require “hotel” accommodation facilities for sometimes hundreds of workers. In...

Many people may not be aware that an oil and gas platform is a production plant comprising complex heavy plant and miles of pipework to separate the oil...

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