WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS Presented By New Pig UK PREVENTING SLIP-UPS PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, ...
PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 ...
STATISTICS SHOW THAT Slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of major injury in the UK workplace. 95% of m...
YOUR LEGAL OBLIGATIONS IT’S WORTH NOTING… By law, you are obliged to provide a safe environment for employees and visitors...
LEGISLATION WHICH GOVERN HOW LIQUIDS ARE MANAGED ON SITE. The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage)(England) 2001 and The Wa...
TIP: It is advisable to find out the potentially harmful properties of liquids you keep on site. Within and around your s...
REMEMBER: In managing your liquid–storage facilities, it’s recommended that you: Know your numbers Segregate Ease loading ...
Liquids aren't just stored on site, they are often transported for operational and disposal reasons and this is a fre...
DID YOU KNOW: Overseeing these rules will help keep your workers safe – and your business on its feet. Crucial to minimis...
THANK YOU FACEBOOK.COM/NEWPIGUK TWITTER.COM/NEWPIGUK
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Preventing slip ups

This presentation details how to properly store, transport and dispense liquids around your facility to minimise risk and ensure legal compliance.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS Presented By New Pig UK PREVENTING SLIP-UPS PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900
  • 2. PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900 Maintenance Manager Technical Specialist Operations or Production Manager Engineer Purchasing Officer Environmental Health and Safety Manager Stores Manager Administrator Company Executive or Director Warehouse Manager Laboratory Technician THIS PRESENTATION IS LIKELY TO BE OF SPECIAL INTEREST IF YOU HOLD ANY OF THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: Workplace accidents caused by people slipping on spilt liquids cause injuries and cost organisations their reputations, operations and profitability. This document details how to store, transport and dispense liquids around your facility to minimise risk and ensure legal compliance.
  • 3. STATISTICS SHOW THAT Slips, trips and falls are the single most common cause of major injury in the UK workplace. 95% of major slips result in broken bones. 1 Slip and fall injuries account for 33% of all major injuries reported. Slips, trips and fall incidents in the UK workplace cost 40 workers their lives in 2009. Slip and fall accidents cost the health services £133 million per year. RISKS YOU MUST STAND UP TO: Your organisation may be one of the thousand workplaces with a need to store, transport and dispense liquids on site. These processes produce the obvious risks of spillages – which in turn can lead to people slipping and falling. RISKS YOU MUST STAND UP TO PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900
  • 4. YOUR LEGAL OBLIGATIONS IT’S WORTH NOTING… By law, you are obliged to provide a safe environment for employees and visitors to your premises. BY LAW, YOU MUST PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR EMPLOYEES AND VISITORS TO YOUR WORKPLACE. HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ACT 1974 THE MANAGEMENT OF H&S AT WORK REGS 1999 THE WORKPLACE (HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE) REGS 1992 PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900
  • 5. LEGISLATION WHICH GOVERN HOW LIQUIDS ARE MANAGED ON SITE. The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage)(England) 2001 and The Water Environment (Oil Storage)(Scotland) Regulations 2006 HSG 51 The Storage of Flammable Liquids in Containers The Environment Agency PPG 26 The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002 Environmental Protection Act (1990) DID YOU KNOW? Any business storing more than 200L of oil must comply. MORE LEGAL OBLIGATIONS PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900
  • 6. TIP: It is advisable to find out the potentially harmful properties of liquids you keep on site. Within and around your specific workplace, liquids will be used in countless processes – including production, cleaning, testing, maintenance and transport . Internal areas of your plant to review include: Battery storage areas Drum storage areas Office areas Roofs Canteens Store rooms External areas of your plant to review include: Smoking areas Loading docks Car parks Fuelling areas Hazardous-waste storage REVIEW THE RISKS TO YOUR OPERATION PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900
  • 7. REMEMBER: In managing your liquid–storage facilities, it’s recommended that you: Know your numbers Segregate Ease loading Check load capacity Secure your grip Develop inspection procedures Ensure visibility Educate Fortunately for your business, decades of development – driven by the dangers liquid spills pose and by the need for legal compliance – have created highly effective containment products and technologies. Foremost among these are: SUREFOOTED WAYS TO STORE LIQUID POLY AND STEEL SPILL CONTAINMENT PALLETS IBC PALLETS SAFETY STORES PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900 FUEL AND WASTE-OIL TANKS
  • 8. Liquids aren't just stored on site, they are often transported for operational and disposal reasons and this is a frequent case of workplace accidents, including slips and falls. To minimise these risks: Review your workflow layout and ensure liquids are only moved when necessary Ensure any necessary personal protection equipment is issued to those transporting hazardous liquids Ensure that flooring, over which liquids are moved are fit for purpose Select dollies rather than drum movers as a more secure liquid-transporting solutions Consider how Poly and Steel Spill Containment Pallets are Storage Units are to be transported and loaded. Choose mobile storage cabinets for the safe movement an storage of flammables and acids Use drive-in containment under storage tanks, pallets and tanker leaks TIP: In managing liquid dispensing and transfers, it’s recommended that you: Take one job at a time Be mindful of the material Ensure visibility Beware the pressure Obtain closure MOVING AWAY FROM RISK PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900
  • 9. DID YOU KNOW: Overseeing these rules will help keep your workers safe – and your business on its feet. Crucial to minimising the risk of slips and falls is the safe and legally compliant storage, moving and dispensing of liquids kept on your premises. Best practice recommends that you: POOLING OUR FINDINGS PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO CONTAIN SPILLS I,E.ABSORBENT SOCKS, DRIP TRAYS AND ABSORBENT PILLOWS PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO CAPTURE SPILLS I.E. ABSORBENT MATS, WIPES, ENTRANCE MATS AND SPILL KITS ADDITIONAL SAFETY PRODUCTS I.E. ANTI SLIP MATS, SLIP RESISTANCE PAINT AND ANTI SLIP TAPE FAMILIARISE YOURSELF AND YOUR EMPLOYEES WITH RELEVANT LEGISLATURE THE VOLUME OF LIQUIDS TO BE ABSORBED LEVELS OF LIQUID RETENTION REQUIRED PRODUCT DURABILITY REVIEW THE RISK TO YOUR POERATION, INCLUDING THE EXACT NATURE OF THE LIQUIDS YOU STORE OBTAIN RECOMMENDED STORAGE UNITS STREAMLINE THE MOVEMENT OF LIQUID AROUND YOUR PLANT ENSURE LIQUIDS ARE DISPENSED ACROSS YOUR PLANT AS SAFELY AS POSSIBLE PREVENTING SLIP-UPS WHEN STORING, MOVING AND DISPENSING LIQUIDS facebook.com/newpiguk • www.newpig.co.uk • Freephone 0800 919 900
  • 10. THANK YOU FACEBOOK.COM/NEWPIGUK TWITTER.COM/NEWPIGUK

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