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MMD Construction recently held a Machinery Safety (Certification and Lifting) CPD event in conjunction with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health IOSH, this event involved a site visit to our new Head Office site followed thereafter by a presentation on Machinery Safety (Certification and Lifting), during which the following topics were discussed;

 

DIRECTIVE 2006/42/EC Machinery

Directive 2009/104/EC – Use of Work Equipment

SHWW (General Application) Regulations 2007

GA1 Statutory Testing - Legal Requirements

Crane, Excavators, Telehandlers – GA1 Statutory Testing and Checklist items

Illegible markings both identification number and or safe working load(s)

Distortion of top terminal fittings

Elongated chain – increase in external length or loss of articulation

                                                                                                 Bent or twisted links

                                                                                                 Wear, especially at the inter-link faces

                                                                                                 Opening out of hooks or other lower terminal fittings

                                                                                                 Ineffective safety catches, where fitted

                                                                                                 Machinery Use

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