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  • Jerry
    Re: Do You Have the Correct Fire Extinguishers?
    @Fazz - you don't say where you live so it is hard to advise if there is somewhere close to you that can be…
    23 October 2014
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: Forklift Truck Safety
    @handsy - regardless of how long you have been driving a forklift if you operate a forklift truck on a public road, traffic legislation…
    23 October 2014
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: A Guide to Manual Handling and Lifting Techniques
    @Pedro Section 166 allows licensing authorities to exempt drivers from the duties to assist passengers…
    21 October 2014
  • robo
    Re: Safety When Working in Mines
    can my boss make me work in an underground mine that has more then 30ppm corbon monoxide .they say I can do a ten hour shift I was…
    20 October 2014
  • Pedro
    Re: A Guide to Manual Handling and Lifting Techniques
    As a Taxi Driver, we at times are required to safely put wheelchair passengers in and out of our…
    19 October 2014
  • handsy
    Re: Forklift Truck Safety
    hi..i av been driving forklifts for 15 years now..i av been with my present company for 6months..because ov yard restrictions with…
    18 October 2014
  • fazz
    Re: Do You Have the Correct Fire Extinguishers?
    Can you please advise me as to the type of fire extinguisher needed for a take away business and the best place…
    18 October 2014
  • Sandra
    Re: Working With Dust
    Thank you. I have a question. If a person has allergies, what is the recommended amount of dusting of surfaces, vacuuming and shampooing of…
    10 October 2014
  • dee
    Re: How Many Breaks am I Entitled to?
    @Alex - you should be entitled to a break, you can't be expected to work a 12 hour shift without one. I would seek some…
    10 October 2014
  • WorkplaceSafetyAdvice
    Re: How Many Breaks am I Entitled to?
    @hellsbells According to the TUC - you have the right to a rest break of at least 20 minutes where you work for a continuous…
    10 October 2014
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