Edmund Galvin

Edmund Galvin
Biography: Edmund runs OHASA audits and implements risk plans. He manages this function for clients in a wide spectrum of industry, which includes warehousing/distribution centres, construction, factories, electrical, offices and retail.



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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question Can our CR 16.1 appoint a sub-contractor as a CR 16.2
Yes. The intention of the appointment of 16.2s is to allow the 16.1 to transfer the day to day activities of safety management to a hands on person on site. Your 16.1 still retains legal liability.... [read more]
Published on 25 Mar. 2013 Contractors Hse rep 16.1 16.2 Health and safety Contractor Health and safety act
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question Please clarify whether this arrangement is the ideal arrangement, or there should be just one written appointment from either the main contractor or the consulting company.
The legal liability would rest with the company paying this Safety Officers salary or contract payment. In your CR6.6 letter of appointment for the safety officer make sure that you state that he is... [read more]
Published on 25 Mar. 2013 Health and Safety Representatives Hse rep Health and safety officer Health and safety Contractor
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question Can you send me a user friendly risk assessment and method statement.
Refer to the Health and Safety Advisor section R01, R02 and R03 for information on risk assessments. You can then select what is most appropriate for your business. I done have a sample method... [read more]
Published on 25 Mar. 2013 Risk Assessment Risk assessment Health and safety in the workplace Health and safety act Health and safety regulations
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question When must our workers wear PPE (hard hat, overalls, reflector, boots?
PPE is worn according to the risk exposure.... [read more]
Published on 25 Mar. 2013 PPE Personal protective equipment When do employees wear ppe Health and safety in the workplace Health and safety
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question How can we enforce this rule legally. ?
No ID no work. It would be your company standard to have an ID for each person on site.... [read more]
Published on 25 Mar. 2013 Construction Iod Injury on duty Construction regulations Health and safety on a construction site
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question Do i need to to give my employees ppe for ear protection
The NIHL information is not too easy to come by. I have trawled the Department of Labour website but cannot find the old style spreadsheet report they used to publish. I have written to the webmaster... [read more]
Published on 14 Mar. 2013 PPE Personal protective equipment Ohsa Health and safety Workplace health and safety Personal protective equipment for noise
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question Do we need to register the service provider as a approved asbestos contractor for such small, short term work such as drilling holes in the walls at the DoL ?
For such limited work it would not be reasonably practicable to expect the company to be registered as an approved asbestos service provider.... [read more]
Published on 14 Mar. 2013 OHSA Contractors Health and safety in the workplace Occupational health and safety act Ohs act
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question Please advise us on the latest “rules” as to the work to be performed
The Asbestos Regulations of February 2002 will apply. You can also read the Health and safety Advisor section A01 The short term exposure limit may not exceed 10 minutes. The reasonably... [read more]
Published on 14 Mar. 2013 Risk Assessment Health and safety in the workplace Ohsa Occupational health and safety act Safety assessment
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question I need some guidance on how i can protect the children exposed to hazards
The detail for the requirements of the mini-subs will be in a SANS standard that is incorporated into OHSA. Unfortunately I don’t have access to this standard so I cannot give you the... [read more]
Published on 14 Mar. 2013 OHSA Ohs act Occupational health and safety act Health and safety hazards How to i protect children from hazards
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question What are the health hazard of solvent based paint compared to water based paints?
The solvent based paint is most hazardous to the painters and they should be wearing fume masks when painting. The solvents are hazardous and do affect the Central Nervous System ( CNS) of the... [read more]
Published on 08 Mar. 2013 Risk Assessment Health hazards in the workplace Health risks in the workplace Health and safety Safety assessment Workplace health and safety
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question I presume there should be a period / responsibility end date on the appointment letter and that it cannot be left open indefinitely?
There is no legal requirement for an ‘end date’ on a letter of appointment unless there is a specific term of office that your company has defined e.g. if your Health and Safety Agreement says... [read more]
Published on 08 Mar. 2013 Health and Safety Representatives Health and safety Hse rep appointment letter Workplace health and safety
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 Expert Edmund Galvin answer to the question Does the OHSA say anything about the number of cleaners we need to have in the office
There is no legislation that stipulates the number of cleaners per square meter. The number of people needed will also be determined by the type of utilisation of the area and also the number of... [read more]
Published on 08 Mar. 2013 OHSA Occupational health and safety act How many cleaners must i have in the workplace Health and safety Workplace health and safety Ohs act


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