Most workplace equipments have built-in safety features. These features have been designed and perfected in order to protect users as much as possible. These safety features are not fail safe, and should be checked regularly to ensure equipment is in good working order.
According to figures on the HSE website, workplace injuries resulted in a loss of £13.8B and 27 million working days.
Accidents can be avoided by ensuring operators have adequate training, personal protective equipment, ensuring the correct tools are used and by using the Good to Go Safety Safe Equipment Management System.
Good to Go Safety offer a checklist and tagging system for workplace equipment. It allows a pre-use inspection to be carried out and findings clearly displayed inside the status tag for all employees to see.
Flexible to suit your needs, the Good to Go SEMS enables you to take control of your workplace by carrying out regular equipment checks in line with PUWER and your quality, maintenance and H&S policies. Whether you require daily, weekly, monthly or ad-hoc checks to be carried out, Good to Go Safety provides the perfect solution.
Reinforcing your businesses dedication to safety with the SEMS will not solve other elements of danger such as human distraction, lack of interest, tiredness or rushing, however it has been designed to reduce the chance of accidents within your workplace plus a carbon copy of each completed checklist provides a permanent record of all findings. For more information, visit (http://www.goodtogosafety.co.uk/).
SOURCE: Good to Go Safety