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30th November 2021

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 5 of 5 Overhead/Gantry Cranes

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 5 of 5 Overhead/Gantry Cranes – Trapped Key Interlock Safety Solutions According to the HSE, there have been 61 accidents, 25 serious injuries and 9 fatalities between 2001-2014 as a result of incidents involving cranes Overhead and gantry cranes are essential for the movement of heavy materials to be […]

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23rd November 2021

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 4 of 5 Block & Tile Production

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 4 of 5 Block & Tile Production – Trapped Key Interlock Safety Solutions Coloring * Molding * Curing * Tumbling * Cubing * Palletising A production cell for precast concrete block & tile presents many hazards for workers and equipment. Energised equipment, rotating machinery, industrial saws and cutters, pinch […]

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19th November 2021

Logistics in the Spotlight: The Safety Implications of the Current Supply Chain Backlog & Driver Shortage

Lately, the logistics industry and supply chains have been receiving more media attention than ever, unfortunately it’s not for the best reasons. With headlines in the media such as “Supply Chain Crisis Risks Taking Global Economy Down With It”, “No End in Sight for the COVID-Led Global Supply Chain Disruption” and “Truck driver Shortage Worsens […]

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17th November 2021

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 3 of 5 Cement Mixers

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 3 of 5 Cement Mixers – Trapped Key Interlock Safety Solutions The most common cement mixer hazards: caught-in/between * electric shock * struck by moving elements Concrete is the most common used man-made material on earth. The uses of concrete range from structural applications to piping, drains, and pavers. […]

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10th November 2021

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 2 of 5 Gravel Pits: Confined Space

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 2 of 5 Gravel Pits: Confined Space – Trapped Key Interlock Safety Solutions Accidents in confined spaces continue to be one of the most common causes of work related fatalities in the UK accounting for 5 to 7 per cent of all workplace fatalities Τhe storage of aggregate for […]

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4th November 2021

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 1 of 5 Gravel Pits: Conveyor Systems

Precast Concrete Industry – Application Series: 1 of 5 Gravel Pits: Conveyor Systems – Trapped Key Interlock Safety Solutions An estimated 18-20 per cent of all recorded health and safety incidents in quarry operations result from conveyors, according to Rema Tip Top Industry UK Ltd The extraction or storing of aggregate within a gravel pit […]

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