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Health and Safety Actions for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

If you run a small or medium sized business you will need to work harder on your health and safety to keep in control. Whether you have a board of directors, partners or are the sole owner you have duties to follow and these can be quite complicated, especially if you’re working on guess work.… Read the Full Post

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Keeping Reports and Records Under RIDDOR

RIDDOR EXPLAINED There is a law that demands employers and those with responsibilities within a work place must keep records and reports for: Fatalities that are work related Serious injuries Industrial diseases that have been diagnosed Near miss accidents known as dangerous occurrences The law is called RIDDOR, Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences… Read the Full Post

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How the SMSTS Course can reduce incidents in the construction industry

When it comes to the construction industry, health and safety is about more than simply ticking boxes – it’s about avoiding potentially serious incidents where employees could get severely injured. The SMSTS Course, designed for anyone in a managerial or supervisory role in the construction industry, makes sure that the people responsible for staff on… Read the Full Post

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Clampdown on Construction Sites in the West Midlands

Construction Safety Spot Checks Throughout the whole of the West Midlands the Health and Safety Executive are clamping down on construction sites. The aim is to reduce the amount of deaths, ill health and injuries by carrying out a number of spot checks carried out by the HSE inspectors. The clampdown inspections will be carried… Read the Full Post

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Stress and the Work Place

Many people are aware of health and safety issues in the work place caused by poorly maintained machinery, the lack of risk assessments or slipping and tripping dangers. One of the other concerns found in work place safety is concerning stress. Work related stress is caused when a person is no longer able to cope… Read the Full Post

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Dealing with Workplace Bullying & Creating a Positive Workplace Culture

Experience of Workplace Bullying Since leaving employment to run my own business, I have discovered the real benefits of being my own boss. When in employment, I was confronted by three workplace bullies, in three separate organisations and job roles, all of which were my managers. At the time, it was very distressing; it shattered… Read the Full Post

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Machinery Needs to Be Handled Carefully and Operated by Trained Professionals

There are constant risks involved when dealing with any type of machinery. In the past there have been many accidents, injuries and deaths caused by machines which have not been treated with the respect they deserve. Workers often are put at unnecessary risks however due to bad management and companies who are ignoring the laws… Read the Full Post

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Free Asbestos Awareness Training Drive Push from HSE

Asbestos is a killer.  Unfortunately despite everyone knowing about the dangers of working with asbestos, many employees fail to protect the lives of their employees.  So to help encourage better safety procedures involving asbestos the HSE have asked for health and safety consultants to provide a few hours of free asbestos awareness training. 4000 Hours… Read the Full Post

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Too Much Fun over the Easter Holidays Can Hit Companies Where it Hurts

Easter has come to an end, and being one of the longest on record many people are feeling the pain as they return to work and rush the kids off to school.  The Royal Wedding on 29 April 2011 is allowing many workers in the United Kingdom to find solace in the fact that this… Read the Full Post

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