Promotor BHP 2017/12

We invite you to familiarize yourself with the latest issue of health and safety Promotor. In December, the authors focused on topics related to safety, ergonomics and protective equipment. There was also a review of head and face protection for the energy industry and reflection on work hygiene at school.

  • Number subject
    • Good safety practiaces in the brewery's logistics areas (8)
      The article is designed to introduce selected examples of already applied good security practices in warehouses, distribution and logistics areas, especially with a large area and fleet of used means of transport in  Grupa Żywiec breweries.
  • Security - Risk assessment
    • What is the wind turbine technician exposed to? (14)
      This article presents an assessment of occupational risk at the position of a wind turbine serviceman. The risk assessment was carried out using the PN-N-18002: 2011 standard, containing a three-grade scale of risk.
  • About GWO - training for employees working on wind turbines (17)
    According to the assumptions of the European Union, 20% of energy produced by 2020 is to come from renewable energy sources (so-called renewable energy sources), and wind energy should play a key role in this respect. Appreciating the potential and capabilities of this industry, more and more height workers are deciding to take korders just at wind farms located both in Poland and abroad.
  • Security - Work
    • Work Safety and Hybiene at Schools (20)
      Safety in schools is a very important and unusual issue, because in manufacturing plants or a similar profile we are dealing with adults who support various types of machinery, equipment and tools. In educational institutions such as public schools or private security will apply to adults working at school, but above all, pupils of different ages.
    • Threats during chimney sweep work (25)
      The most characteristic, noticeable dangers in the chimney sweep profession are work at height and dust. It turns out, however, that there are many more of them, and we will mention the chosen ones in this article.
    • Cut-resistant gloves - EN 388 and ISO 13997 (30)
      The market of cut resistant gloves is one of the most dynamically developing branches of personal protective equipment. In this material, the author presents changes that have occurred in connection with the implementation of the ISO 13997 test method.
  • Safety - Training
    • Association Polish Forum for Occupational Safety and Health Management ISO 45000 (32)
      The Association is a response to the need to cooperate with people and organizations involved in the improvement and implementation of effective solutions in the field of occupational safety and health management.
  • Security - Analysis of the accident
    • Work at height using a forklift and loader (35)
      In July 2015, in the plant dealing with the utilization and processing of animal waste from the province Warmia and Mazury, there was a serious accident of the boiler house manager who fell from a height of about 4 meters onto a concrete floor. This event can be used as a training example of how not to do work at heights, and as an illustration of the principle that haste is a bad adviser. The circumstances and causes of the accident were examined by the inspector of the National Labor Inspectorate.
  • Security - Checklist
    • Safety in internal transport - checklist (38)
      The article describes the basic principles of safety and ergonomics applicable to internal transport. A checklist is attached to the text.
  • Good Practices
    • Good health and safety practices at ENGIE EC Słups (42)
      ENGIE EC Słupsk is involved in the production of thermala energy and is part of the ENGIE capital group, for which efficiency and adaptability are based equally on collective labor relations as well as recognition of the value of all employees.
  • Aspects of the court expert's work
    • Electric combine harvester (45)
      The specificity of running an agricultural activity compels the owners of a sole proprietorship to undertake certain activities for their farm without taking into account security reasons. This paper presents an analysis of an accident, the causes of which are directly related to inattention and lack of caution when carrying out agricultural work.
  • Law
    • RODO - what will change as regards the protection of personal data in May 2018 (49)
      RODO is Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and the repeal of Directive 95/46/EC. Importantly, in many respects, the RUR is departing from the solutions adopted so far under the current regulations, which in practice means that companies will have a number of new responsibilities.
  • Ergonomics
    • Physical load on the floorstand (53)
      The professional job of a qualified tile-maker is, among others, reading and analyzing working drawings and on the basis of specified works execution: selection of material, tools, equipment and machines, preparation of the substrate, implementation of insulation protections, preparation of cement, polyurethane and epoxy mixes (by hand and/or mechanized method), floor/floor preparation using the right technology and surface finishing (polishing, sanding, varnishing). This type of profession can not be performed by people with respiratory, circulatory system diseases, skin diseases and allergies.
  • Comparative browsing
    • Protective helmets for work at height (57)
      In workplaces where therer is a risk of mechanical head injuries, it is necessary to use protective helmets. Injuries of this type can cause injury to the scalp or bones of the skull, can also cause damage to the spine and concussion. They can be caused aby falling objects or head bumps on protruding structural elements of the workplace. In order to protect against such threats, it is possible to choose three types of protective helmets: light, highly effective and the most popular industrial helmets that meet the PN-EN 397 + A1: 2013-04 standard.
    • Comparative review of head and face protection for the energy sector (58)
      Comparative review of various types of protective helmets.
  • Letters to the Editor
    • Legal classification of accident events (62)
      What is the legala classification of accidental events related to the work performed? What errors and shortcomings are most common in post-accident proceedings?
  • Events
    • Events (63)
      Description of the reports from the "Safe work at heights" seminar, held on NOvember 20-21, 2017 in the TOTEM High Level Training Center in Chorzów.
  • Flash
    • Flash (66)
      Reports from the conference of the OSPSBHP branch in Katowice and the SAFETY AUTOMATION Conference.