|TRANSPORT - FATAL 2 & 6 - MYSPACE - pre-delivery safety checks
A recent incident alert, that involved the rollover of a readymix truck, highlighted a number of common causes / driver errors associated with rollovers. One of them was
- Not carrying out a MYSAFE assessment, taking the time to scan the jobsite prior to positioning for discharge.
Following publication of the incident alert, more information has been requested about the MYSPACE system developed by CEMEX , it is a checklist for drivers prior to delivery.
A PowerPoint about MYSPACE and the checklist form have now been added to the toolbox talks on Safequarry.
The system is also referenced on page 26 of the MPA's Drivers Handbook. See below
|MPA Health and Safety Awards 2024
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) is calling for entries to the prestigious 2024 Health & Safety Awards, which have just been launched.
MPA welcomes entries from organisations, large or small, and which may be members or non-members of the MPA but operating in the product sector represented by MPA. This might include operators, contractors, suppliers, other service providers or organisations that represent companies or individuals working in the sector.
Entries must relate to activities based in the UK, and may be made on an individual organisation or joint organisation basis
Watch the video to find out more.
Briefing notes and entry forms are downloadable from the Awards section of Safequarry
|TRANSPORT – Fatal 6 - MPA Partners with 'Driving For Better Business'
MPA has partnered with National Highways' 'Driving for Better Business', reinforcing the industry's ongoing commitments to road safety, and taking the next step towards eliminating road-related risk.
Driving for Better Business (DfBB) is a free to access Government-backed National Highways programme, delivered in partnership with leading forum RoadSafe, that aims to improve road safety by promoting good management practices and demonstrating the benefits for organisations, their employees, contractors and other road users.
Image of the type of resources produced by Diving for Business
|Drones - QNJAC Guidance on the use of drones in quarries
This guidance is designed to assist quarry operators and appointed persons understand some of the rules regarding the use of drones, help them understand some of the terminology around drone flights and associated risk assessments provided by drone contractors.
Use this guidance to inform your policies and procedures with dealing with drone related activities.
You can refer to this guidance should you need to induct a drone contractor onto your site to carry out drone related activities.
|Drones - hand out for members of the public
|Leaflet that can be used with members of the public when engaging about the use of drones