SAEMA, as provider of the best training and guidance in the temporary and permanent suspended access industry, works with a number of charities and trade organisations, all of which share our aim of reducing and ultimately eliminating accidents that occur when from height.
The following article was published on the Construction Health & Safety Group (CHSG) website and we are pleased to share it in a bid to help improve the health of construction workers.
Every year 50,000 construction workers suffer from a musculoskeletal disorder caused by their work, according Health in Construction Leadership Group. With this in mind, Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD’s) are the most commonly reported cause of ill health in construction.
This all-in-one digital solution, launched by HSE, combines the popular MSD assessment guides; MAC, ART and RAPP. Therefore, this tool simplifies the process of each assessment with a step-by-step approach.
Both employers and safety representatives can use this tool to assess risks posed by lifting, carrying and team manual handling activities. Through this assessment, the level of risk can be understood, interpreted and categorised to allow for the implementation of appropriate control measures.