Safety Information & Training Videos
Plant & Machinery Safety Guidance – Excavators
The following animation is a representative example of some of the features to be aware of when operating excavators on site. It is not exhaustive and there are many other issues surrounding the maintenance and operation of excavators including the Record of Thorough Examination, Operator Competence and Lifting Operations with Excavators October 2018, which can be found on the website at The Construction Plant hire Association (CPA) Strategic Forum for Construction Good Practice Guide. Duncan Arthur Ray Consulting Ltd currently produce Lift Plans for lorry loaders, telehandlers and excavators for our Clients, across a range of disciplines and operations.
Plant & Machinery Safety Guidance Tower Cranes
Tower crane safety has been under the microscope since the Canada Square collapse in London in 2000, with the introduction of the Notification of Tower Cranes Regulations 2010 (amended) which were then subsequently recommended for revocation by Professor Lofstedt in his November 2011 review of health and safety legislation – Reclaiming Health & Safety For All, citing that they had little value or benefit and estimated the cost to industry in the first year to be £72,000 and £203,000