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Establishing a business case for health and safety provisions

A Health and Safety Business case. Small and medium sized businesses are the backbone of Britain (and Europe’s) economy. According to a recent report by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), 67% of all jobs in the EU are provided by SMEs. However with smaller budgets most business owners need to… Read the Full Post

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The Health and Safety at Work Act Turns 40

The Health and Safety at Work Act 40 years ago, a landmark piece of legislation was passed onto the statute books, changing the workplace forever. The Health and Safety at Work Act finally became law in 1974, immediately clarifying the employer’s role in keeping workers safe, and helping to reduce accidents as a direct result.… Read the Full Post

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Whisky Fire Chaos Could Have Been Avoided

A Scottish whisky manufacturer has been prosecuted by the HSE after a fire broke out in their warehouse. The incident occurred while two employees were busy filling up casts at the warehouse located on the Great Western Road in June 2009.The men were on a walkway made of metal on the top part of the… Read the Full Post

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Shower of Glass leaves workers with serious injuries in Bristol

Workplace risk assessments are one of the vital elements which are offered by health and safety consultants in the UK. By performing regular risk assessments it is possible to cut down on the amount of injuries which occur in Britain’s work places.  The risk assessments can also be used to highlight any areas of great… Read the Full Post

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