NASS announces the updated HSG 246 Safety In The Storage And Handling Of Steel And Other Metal Stock written in conjunction with the HSE and Wolverhampton City Council is now available as a free download from the HSE website and NASS website.
This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.
Please note this document will be the main point of reference for HSE Inspectors investigating Steel Service Centres facilities going forward.
For any further information please contact the NASS Office.
Please also see Safe Loading and Unloading of Steel Products