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Safety Rules are your Best Tools

2019-05-23T23:14:07+00:00

Safety Rules are your Best Tools. When you’re a learner driver, you follow the rules to the book!  Then the P-plates come off, you gain your licence and you find your own style of driving.  We are guilty of picking up bad habits on the road…. how many of us would actually pass our driving test on the first attempt now? It’s the same with using the tools of our trade, we use hand and power tools every day, but how often do we stop to think, are we using them safely?  These machines and power tools can cause serious [...]

Safety Rules are your Best Tools2019-05-23T23:14:07+00:00

Why Is PPE so important at work?

2018-12-11T04:38:08+00:00

PPE is equipment that is used or is worn to minimise risk to the health and safety of people. PPE includes items like, but not limited to safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, high-visibility clothing, safety footwear, ear protection, sunscreen as well as respiratory protective equipment (RPE). PPE is used in a wide range of jobs and industries, from the obvious, such as agricultural and building industries to, more surprisingly, catering and life guarding. The type of PPE changes according to the user’s working conditions and regulations.   Why is PPE important? PPE reduces the risk of injury [...]

Why Is PPE so important at work?2018-12-11T04:38:08+00:00

Housekeeping

2018-10-22T01:34:29+00:00

Synaco take workplace safety very seriously and want to remind everyone that this month’s safety theme is ‘Housekeeping’. Effective housekeeping can eliminate workplace hazards and get a job done safely and properly. Poor housekeeping can contribute to accidents by hiding hazards that cause injuries. The importance of housekeeping is very significant as everyone’s safety depends on it. Many slips and trips are the result of poor housekeeping and this is often a sign of a lack of clear processes and allocated responsibilities. It is crucial that there are systems in place for storage, maintenance and cleaning. Having [...]

Housekeeping2018-10-22T01:34:29+00:00