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Notice 309952910 served against Fibreglass Fabrications Ltd on 05/07/2019
Notice Type Improvement Notice
Description PN01/260619RBFFL - 309952995 The top guard is missing from the saw, there is no emergency stop fitted and the run down time for the saw is unknown, risk of contact with dangerous moving parts namely the rotating saw blade. FFL01/RB/040719/4604076 - 309952815 You are failing to ensure that the exposure of your employees to substances hazardous to health is either prevented or, where this is not reasonably practicable, adequately controlled; in that your employees working in the woodworking and glass reinforced plastics (GRP) workshops are at risk of exposure to wood dusts created during the mould making and wood reinforcement work for GRP structures but you have failed to implement measures to adequately control the risk of exposure to those employees. FFL02/RB/040719/4604076 - 309952864 You are failing to ensure that the exposure of your employees to substances hazardous to health is either prevented or, where this is not reasonably practicable, adequately controlled; in that your employees working in the glass reinforced plastics (GRP) workshops are at risk of exposure to resins containing styrene, solvents, acetone, MEKP, gel coats and paints including those containing isocyanates during the manufacture of GRP structures but you have failed to implement measures to adequately control the risk of exposure to those employees. FFL03/RB/040719/4604076 - 309952887 You have a local exhaust ventilation (LEV) system within the paint spray booth, the LEV is used to control exposure of your paint sprayers to substances hazardous to health, including paints and solvents including two part paints used in the spraying operations but you have failed to ensure that the LEV system has undergone a thorough examination and test by a competent person within the specified timescales which is every 14 months. FFL04/RB/040719/4604076 - 309952895 You have a local exhaust ventilation (LEV) system within the rear workshop, the LEV is used to control exposure of your employees to substances hazardous to health, such as resins containing styrene, solvents, acetone , MEKP, gel coats and GRP dusts during trimming operations but you have failed to ensure that the LEV system has undergone a thorough examination and test by a competent person within the specified timescales which is every 14 months. FFL05/RB/040719/4604076 - 309952910 You have failed to ensure that where dangerous substances are or are liable to be present at your site 33 Abercorn Street Paisley, including but not limited to, resins, solvents, MEKP, paints, gel coats and GRP dusts which are either used or generated during your GRP manufacturing and paint spraying processes and to which Regulation 2 of DSEAR apply; that you have made a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to your employees which may arise during the storage, moving, handling, decanting, mixing, spraying or generation of these substances. FFL06/RB/040719/4604076 - 309952925 You as an employer have failed to ensure that the electrical installations at your woodworking and glass reinforced plastics (GRP) workshops at 33 Abercorn Street Paisley are of such construction and have been maintained as to prevent so far as is reasonably practicable danger; in particular you have not taken steps to ensure the electrical systems are of adequate construction for the environment they operate in and are periodically inspected, tested and where necessary maintained.
Compliance Date 04/10/2019 Revised Compliance Date
Result Ongoing

Breaches involved in this Notice

Location of Offence
Address Abercorn Street/Fibreglass Fab
Fibreglass Fabrications Ltd
Abercorn Street
PAISLEY
Renfrewshire
PA3 4AL
Scotland
Region Scotland
Local Authority Renfrewshire UA
Industry Manufacturing
Main Activity 22290 - MF OF OTHER PLASTIC PRODUCTS
Type of Location Fixed
HSE Details
HSE Group FODOP1GP3 HSE Directorate Field Operations Division
HSE Area HSE Division Scotland

HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health.

Updated: 2017-03-29