It is hard to believe that it is already well over halfway through 2021 – our Health & Safety review has thrown up some important results
There is an increasing trend in the number of contractor injuries.
Top causes of all incidents: 32% slips, trips and falls, 14 handling lifting or carrying, 11% each of contact with moving machinery, exposure to harmful substances, hit by moving objects.
The top five focus areas for focus going forwards are:
- Health and wellbeing
- Embed new take 5 and permit to work formats
- Traffic management improvements
- Commence roll out of Zero4Life today training programme
- Maintain appropriate COVID controls
The Health & Safety team have put together a useful document reflecting on the last six months and identifying opportunities for improvement. This can be found in the download section of the UK News website: Half Year Safety Review (2218 downloads) Please share and discuss with your teams and colleagues.