21 Nov ACCIDENT IN GOLBORNE AND ASHTON IN MAKERFIELD 60 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE CALL 01942-665700
Lifting at work Accidents in Golborne and Ashton in Makerfield call 0194-665700 for advice.
Safe systems of work in Lifting Operations.
Employers or those in control of the work task must plan lifting operations carefully to ensure they are carried out safely. The plan should result in a safe system of work and this information should be recorded. This record is sometimes known as a method statement and employers ensure that everyone involved understands it.
Key elements include:
In relation to work equipment:
planning – including site preparation, crane erection and dismantling;
selection, provision and use of a suitable crane and work equipment
including safe slinging and signalling arrangements;
maintenance and examination of the crane and equipment;
provision of properly trained and competent personnel;
supervision of operations by personnel having the necessary authority;
thorough examinations, reports and other documents;
preventing unauthorised movement or use of the crane; and
measures to secure safety of persons not involved in the lifting.
Supervision of lifting
The right level of supervision must be in place for lifting operations, reflecting the degree of risk and personnel involved in the particular lifting operation.
These are just some guidance form the Heath and safety executive and much depends upon the actual task in hand.
Risk assessment is crucial in determining the job in hand and how safe it is at the time.
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