Tag: HSE Bulletin

HSE Issue Mast Climbers Fault Bulletin

The HSE has found a potentially serious fault with mast climbing work platforms (MCWPs) used widely across construction projects. These can be used in other industries for access and to maintain large plant. Platforms could fall from height where mechanical faults in drive units go undetected. If not rectified quickly, the fault could cause serious […]

HSE issues safety alert against using KN95 facemask as PPE

HSE issues safety alert against using KN95 face mask as PPE The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning against the use of KN95 facemasks as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). A safety alert has been issued urging all employers and suppliers not to purchase or use KN95 face masks as PPE. The alert was issued […]