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Are you in charge of a car scrapyard?

In search of a health and safety risk assessment tailored to your activity?

Do you need a pre-filled assessment to save you hours of work?

Want to be in compliance with safety regulations?

 

Our Health and Safety Risk Assessment is designed to meet your needs with:

→ A professionnal risk assessment totally specific to car scrapyard.

→ Risk prevention proposals for car scrapyard.

→ Integration of risks linked to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

 

All this in an easily editable Excel format, allowing you to make personalized updates on your own.

 

FEATURES OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT 

 

This 5-page Excel file includes:

  • A Cover Page
  • A Company Information page
  • A presentation of the Risk Assessment Methodology used.
  • An occupational risks assessment tailored to your sector of activity.
  • A risk prevention schedule with all the different safety measures.


It contains 44 occupational risk situations classified into 5 work units:

  • Vehicle dismantling
  • Parts and liquid sorting
  • Cleaning of work areas
  • Secretariat
  • Working environment

 

☑ Complies with the employer's obligation to assess risks

(Regulation 3 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999)

☑ Adheres to the General Principles of Prevention

(Schedule 1 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999)

☑ Takes into account good practice and pitfalls in risk assessment

(Report RR151 from the Health and Safety Executive)

 

EXCERPTS FROM THE HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT 

 

  • Noise hazards - high noise levels: The auto dismantlers regularly use electro-portable or compressed-air tools (blowers, impact wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.), power tools (grinders, welding machines, etc.) generating high levels of noise pollution. The risk is mainly present when using the noisiest tools, such as blowguns, impact wrenches and grinders. The risk is increased according to two parameters: the average noise level (expressed in dB) and the exposure time. These two parameters can be used to calculate the daily exposure level over an eight-hour period. In the short term, noise exposure can generate headaches, tinnitus and fatigue. Over the long term, exposure to high levels of noise leads to progressive hearing loss, which most people are unaware of. This is accompanied by other inconveniences such as vertigo and chronic tinnitus.

 

  • The danger of skin contact with used liquids during vehicle dismantling and depollution: The auto dismantlers come into contact with consumables during the dismantling and depollution of the vehicles. The various products extracted from vehicles are: petrol and diesel, engine and gearbox oils, brake fluid, power steering fluid, coolant, windscreen washer fluid. Each of these products has its own specific characteristics, but is either harmful, toxic or CMR. The risk is present all year round for auto dismantlers, and particularly when it is necessary to dismantle parts containing or having been in contact with these various consumables. The damage caused varies according to the products in contact with the skin. The first symptoms are often the appearance of redness, itching or burning sensations. Dermatitis, eczema, cracks, fissures and/or desquamation (peeling skin) may then appear. Finally, in the event of repeated exposure to products classified as CMR, cancers, mutations and reprotoxic problems are possible.

 

  • The danger of Awkward posture: standing work with trampling: Auto dismantlers have to work in a standing position with very little movement for almost all of their working hours. This awkward posture, maintained for many hours, is a source of long-term physical damage in the automotive professions. The risk is present every day for personnel working on dismantling in scrap yards. It increases in proportion to the number of vehicles that need to be dismantled in a day. Standing work with trampling is responsible for back pain in the short term, particularly muscular pain. Over the long term, repeated trampling is responsible for various musculoskeletal disorders.

 

  • The danger of awkward postures - arm-in-air work: Auto dismantlers are sometimes required to work with their arms in the air when dismantling vehicles on elevators or other types of lifting equipment. Arm-in-air work is responsible for a variety of long-term physical injuries. Mainly when dismantling vehicles at height, where hands have to be raised to or above the face. The risk is heightened if the position is exerted for prolonged periods and/or requires the use of considerable force. Musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limbs, particularly in the shoulder area, can cause tendonitis. Periarticular disorders in general are recognized as occupational diseases in certain automotive professions.

 

 

A GUARANTEE OF THE QUALITY OF OUR HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT 

_ We're registered as Professional Risk Prevention Consultants.

_ Our team comprises graduate safety engineers.

_ Our documents are routinely checked by safety inspectors.

_ We frequently update our Occupational Risk Assessments.

 

RESOURCES 

_ "End of life vehicle industry" by Health and Safety Executive.

Health and Safety Risk Assessment - Car Scrapyard

£70.00 Regular Price
£59.50Sale Price
  • | Complies with regulations

    | Refund within 48 hours if not satisfied

    | Includes COVID-19 risk

    | 100% complete, with all your risks

    | 100% editable thanks to the Excel format

    | Includes risk prevention measures

    | Includes a risk prevention schedule

    | Consulting Engineer at your service

  • | Risk assessment consulting firm

    | Covering over 100 industry sectors

    | Over 1,000 clients worldwide

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"The document, of high quality and customizable, is an excellent starting point for a topic that often takes up a lot of time. Thank you also for listening to our needs and the customer follow-up!"

"High-quality service at a very competitive price - the company fully adapted to my business and its multiple risks. This document was also reviewed by the labor inspection, which approved the quality of the work. I recommend."

I recommend the occupational risk assessment documents for their ease of use (Excel workbook) and the relevance of risks listed by profession.

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