Gas detection maintenance has fuelled growing demand for gas detection equipment wherever hazardous levels of gas may be found. Employers need to train workers to use, maintain, and calibrate gas detection equipment safely, whether portable or fixed.
Most trenches move in and out of confined space mode on an hourly basis. You do not always need a gas detector or a pump, but you do always need to know when you need one.
Michael Millward, a thermal engineer for SSI, recently attended a confined space training course with PASS and was full of praise for the facilities, the quality of training and the overall experience provided.
Two North East companies have been fined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after workers were exposed to danger of electrocution when a digger struck an underground cable.
Asphyxia, gas poisoning, fumes, fire and explosions are common hazards so employers and employees need to be aware of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997.
A man has been killed after suffering severe third-degree burns after the environment inside a methane gas dome he was working in ignited, causing an explosion.
A care home in North Hull has been given a £2500 fine after it failed to submit information about Legionella found in water samples taken from the property.
After contracting Legionnaire’s disease, a particularly deadly strain of pneumonia, a grandmother is trying to raise awareness of the disease which can be contracted from something as simple as a common bag of garden compost.