The Cook Compression Ellesmere Port, UK, facility has surpassed 1000 consecutive days without a recordable incident and 1350 consecutive days without a lost time accident. Over the course of 151,431 exposure hours in 2017, the facility also went without any first aid cases.
According to the company, safety awareness has been cultivated among employees with the use of qualitative risk assessments and safety behavioural observation audits – a preventive tool that identifies risks and engages the workforce. An exercise was also undertaken to review all machines that fell under Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, with remedial actions noted and implemented. All machinery is compliant with machine guarding regulations.
New employees have a safety induction of up to two days, which includes presentations, videos and hazard interaction activities. In 2017, with the inclusion of external and on-site trainings, the facility logged a total 450 hours in safety training.