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Do I really need a “Competent Person” on site?

Competent Person Service Do you really need a Competent Person on site? Well it really depends on what is going on in your workplace but, you probably don’t need one working full time on a particular project. But you must seek competent advice for every project you undertake and you must appoint a competent person… Read the Full Post

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Health And Safety – Anticipating The Unexpected

I find it incredibly sad when writing this blog to come across the same sort of problems, the same sort of injuries and the same sort of accidents occurring in the workplace with such tired regularity. It is certainly true to say that the (fortunately) decreasing number of serious accidents in the workplace almost always… Read the Full Post

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A Critical Variable In The World Of Health And Safety

If there’s one factor that always needs to be considered when evaluating health and safety procedures and methods here in the UK, it’s the weather. Often unpredictable, frequently surprising, the weather can very easily turn a straightforward and simple job into one fraught with dangers. Whether it’s floodwater, wind, rain or lightning, the British weather… Read the Full Post

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More Christmas Health and Safety Myths – Christmas Lights

Health and Safety Myths at Christmas The Health and Safety Executive like to bust myths. There are lots of myths surrounding Christmas that simply are not true. They can stop people from getting into the festive spirit as worried bosses are left confused over what is allowed and what isn’t. This week’s busted myth concerns… Read the Full Post

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No Excuse for Unguarded Machinery

Operating machinery is known to pose many risks for workers and those around them. Guards are used to protect the operators from gaining access to the dangerous parts of the machines. When these guards are removed the risks of injury increase dramatically and therefore it is essential they are always fitted and in place. Strength… Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety Audits for Businesses in Birmingham

Our Monthly Special offer  (August) Take advantage of a comprehensive Health and Safety Audit for ONLY £175.00  (normally £495.00) and save over £300.00 This months chosen area for our Health and Safety Audits is Birmingham, West Midlands Is your business compliant? – A useful Health and Safety Audit & Inspection of your workplace is a… Read the Full Post

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Head Injuries for Cheltenham Employee Failed by Employers

An employee working for a Cheltenham engineering firm was seriously injured after his head was trapped in a machine. The 33 year old, Gregorz Chylenski, was injured as he worked with the Computer Numerically Controlled machine. After dropping one of the parts he was using Mr Chylenski tried to pick it back up form inside… Read the Full Post

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One of the Most Dangerous Jobs in the Developed World – Working On The Rail Tracks

There is no doubt that improvements in health and safety legislation has reduced workplace deaths significantly over the last century. There are now very few truly dangerous jobs in developed countries, however, every year people are killed or seriously injured while at work Rail Workers Amongst the most dangerous jobs in the world are rail… Read the Full Post

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