Inclement Weather Advice

As winter is fast approaching Managers should be making provisions for inclement weather. ¬†Safe systems of work should take into account the following: Gritting Plans and Risk Assessments. Lone Working and the implications of reduced daylight. Ensuring that Premises are secure during high winds. Business Continuity Plans are in place for power cuts, floods etc. […]

Winter

Plan for severe weather and pay attention to severe weather warnings issued by the Met Office. Consider the access and egress routes to your workplace and how these could be affected by ice or snow. Ensure you have sufficient salt / grit to distribute along the main pedestrian routes, outside escape routes and vehicle movement […]

Seasonal Advice

Preparation for each change of season must be made in plenty of time prior to the onset of the various conditions which cause major hazards at different periods throughout the year. Consider the safety of the workforce, public, people in your care and premises including access routes and paths. Inclement weather can consist¬†of climatic conditions […]