WORKING AT HEIGHT
Falls are the most common cause of fatal injuries in the workplace. Many others suffer major injury such as broken bones or fractured skulls. A significant number of employees working within the storage and warehousing industry are injured after falling.
Employers are required to provide training in working at height, as well as working at height risk assessments.
Contact us for working at height training or for help with risk assessments,
workplace transport safety
Every year, about 50 people are killed and more than 5000 people are injured in the UK in accidents involving workplace transport (www.hse.gov.uk/statistics).
The most common causes are people falling from or being struck by a vehicle, objects falling from a vehicle, or vehicles overturning.
Contact us for a basic course in workplace transport safety. and for assistance with workplace transport risk procedures and assessments.
Manual hanlding injuries account for more than 40%
of RIDDOR-reported injuries in warehouses. As an employer, you must ensure that all relevant warehouse staff have ahd manual handling training, and you must also ensure that a manual handling assessment has been carried out for all manual handling operations, including lifting, carrying, lowering, pushing, pulling and throwing.
Contact us for a warehouse manual handling course.