15 Dec 2016

The Highlights of 2016



January

An average of 5000 major injuries and 40 deaths occur each year on UK construction sites. Excavators are involved in many accidents. They commonly occur when excavators slew around, reverse and move around site. To prevent such accidents an effective maintenance regime should be introduced to identify potential defects and prevent use of faulty equipment. Find out more about our Excavator Inspection Checklist by clicking here

February

By assuming your workplace equipment is safe you run the risk of unplanned maintenance, a disastrous accident or even injury/death to employees. Keeping a business moving is critical, any loss in productivity can prove extremely costly. The potential cost of equipment downtime can include higher costs for parts and shipping; time lost responding to emergencies and diagnosing faults while equipment is not working; shipping delays and the subsequent impact on your reputation. Do you know if your workplace equipment is safe to use? Test yourself with our quiz

March

An average of 14 deaths & 1200 injuries are due to falls from ladders each year in the UK. Ladders account for about 33 percent of all fall from height accidents in the workplace, many of which could have been avoided with training, guidance and safety maintenance. All ladders should be checked prior to use for any faults or general wear and tear. Our innovative tagging and inspection system ensures essential pre-use inspections are carried out. Helping reduce the risk of any accident like Bob's

April

Well if you're reading this you'll already know the delights of our new blog. Make sure you check out more content. We do weekly postings relating to health and safety news, campaigns, case studies and guidance.

May

We hope you appreciate and enjoy the new website. Feedback certainly indicates it has been well received. Of course we're always on the look out for further improvements so let us know if you've any suggestions. Click here to visit our new improved site.

June

Farming accounts for 20% of all UK workplace deaths. This equates to 30+ deaths every year. To comply with legislation, you should carry out daily checks to make sure the machinery you are about to use is safe and working correctly. Inspection records can help show that a machine is well maintained and checked, proving invaluable in the event of an HSE inspection following an accident. Find out more about our Tractor Checklist by clicking here or click here to visit our Pinterest page

July

Ideal for use on workplace equipment where additional protection against weather is required. Industrial strength pockets are perfect for storing Good to Go Safety check books and equipment manuals, with a press seal fastening to keep those important inspection checklists clean and dry. Click herefor more information regarding our Weather Resistant Document Holder

August

When an Overhead Crane accident occurs it often results in fatal or very serious injuries Overhead lifting is a common workplace activity but the potential risks are often overlooked. Accident reports highlight the deaths and serious injuries that can occur when things go wrong but there can also be major economic costs and serious disruption to manufacturing output. Find out more about our Overhead Crane Inspection Checklist by Clicking here

Falls when using workplace transport results in approximately 700 injuries each year in the UK. The forklift safety cage is covered by the requirements of The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) and as such the platform must be used and maintained in good working order and repair and in accordance with the instructions provided by the working platform manufacturer. Find out more about our Forklift Platform Inspection Checklist by Clicking here

September

IMHX is the UK’s largest intralogistics exhibition & is a meeting place for those in logistics. Over 20,000 logistics and supply chain professionals come together every three years at the NEC, Birmingham to discover cutting edge technologies, explore the latest industry solutions and discuss how to increase efficiencies within supply operations. Click hereto find out more about our time at IMHX

October

Our safety posters have been designed to reinforce the importance of completing inspections These posters provide a strong visual reminder to people, showing what they should be looking for during a pre-use inspection and highlights components included in the actual checklists. We'll be adding more throughout 2017 so keep an eye out in the New Year. Click hereto check out our range of Safety Posters.

November

Good to Go Safety are on a range of social media platforms but the one we love is Twitter We like twitter because we can stay connected, informed and reach businesses we normally wouldn't. We post status updates, news and events on a daily basis and we're proving to be really popular. We've gained over 4500 followers in the last two years! Find out why we're so popular on Twitter

December

Good to Go Safety's ISO 9001:2015 approval highlights our commitment to continually improving our systems and procedures to ensure we offer the best possible product backed up with excellent customer service.

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