Occupational Health Guidance

Stress at work

Stress at work

Stress at Work: QNJAC Info Sheet 11  Work-related stress arises where work demands of various types and combinations exceed the person’s capacity and capability to cope with them. This QNJAC Occupational Health Information Sheet 11 advises employers how to comply with...

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Management of Asbestos on Site

Management of Asbestos on Site

Management of Asbestos on Site: QNJAC Info Sheet 10 Guidance  Asbestos remains the biggest work-related killer in the UK. Occupational Health Information Sheet 10 gives HSE-endorsed guidance on The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, as well as The Quarries...

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Legionella

Legionella

Legionella: QNJAC Occupational Health Information Sheet No.4 Aimed at helping quarry operators, contractors, managers and others, this guidance focuses on reducing the risk of ill health from exposure to potentially fatal legionella bacteria in water systems...

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Snake Bites

Snake Bites

Snake Bites - QNJAC Info Sheet 9  With advice on how to avoid snake bites; what to do if you are bitten; and instructions whilst waiting to be seen by the doctor, this illustrated guidance - produced by the QNJAC Occupational Health Sub-Committee gives practical...

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Hand arm vibration (HAVS)

Hand arm vibration (HAVS)

Whole Body Vibration - QNJAC Info Sheet This document summarises the reasons for and the provisions of The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005, focusing on Whole Body Vibration. (Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome, HAVS, is the subject of Info Sheet 8). Concluding...

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Whole body vibration

Whole body vibration

Whole Body Vibration - Update on QNJAC Guidance Version 2 of this document summarises the reasons for and the provisions of The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005, focusing on Whole Body Vibration. (Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome, HAVS, is the subject of Info...

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Musculo-Skeletal Disorders

Musculo-Skeletal Disorders

Musculo-Skeletal Disorders Guidance QNJAC Occupational Health Information Sheet 5 deals with Musculo-Skeletal Disorders - the most common occupational health ailment in Great Britain. The document advises: Avoidance of hazardous manual handling operations; Assessment...

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Pre and Post Employment Medicals

Pre and Post Employment Medicals

Pre and Post Employment Medicals Guidance QNJAC Occupational Health Information Sheet No 1: Guidance for Pre-Placement and Post-Employment Medicals. Quarries Reg 43 requires that, where health surveillance is required, it must commence before a person begins to carry...

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Dermatitis

Dermatitis

Dermatitis Guidance Occupational Health Information Sheet 6 gives HSE-endorsed guidance relating to Dermatitis. Building on the advice in the COSHH Approved Code of Practice, this guidance summarises the legal requirements; explains the two main types of contact...

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Noise in the workplace

Noise in the workplace

Noise at Work - QNJAC Guidance Occupational Health Information Sheet 3 gives HSE-endorsed guidance on The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. As well as summarising what needs to be done to address legislative compliance, the document lists the benefits that...

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Occupational Health Management in the Quarry Industry

Occupational Health Management in the Quarry Industry

The Government’s Revitalising Health and Safety Strategy set national targets for reducing work-related accidents and ill-health. Through the Hard Target Initiative, the quarry industry has achieved a significant reduction in accidents, and it is now time to pay equal...

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Tackling dust exposure in quarries

Tackling dust exposure in quarries

The quarries partnership team members have been drawn from across the quarrying industry and have agreed to work together and/or independently to further increase the awareness of the risks associated with the inhalation of dust within the quarrying industry and...

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Mental wealth and wellbeing resources

Mental wealth and wellbeing resources

Mental wealth and wellbeing - self-audit toolMental wealth and wellbeing - signpostingMental wealth and wellbeing risk assessment - stress questionnaire - Part AMental wealth and wellbeing risk assessment - individual level - Part B

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