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An England Flag – a Safety Risk!? 5 Health & Safety Myths Debunked

5 Health and Safety Myths, BUSTED! Ok, we know maybe not everyone shares our passion for Health & Safety, Which is why we always try to make it simple, straight-forward, hands-free and dare I say… fun, for our clients. And we do wish more companies would take it seriously, for the sake of their workers… Read the Full Post

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Take Out Employers’ Liability Insurance to Protect You and Your Employees

Employers’ Liabilty Insurance Injuries and illnesses to your employees while they are working for you is a reality. When this occurs and they believe you are responsible, it is likely they will seek some compensation. You need to protect your employees and also protect yourself with Employers’ Liability Insurance. The health and safety of your… Read the Full Post

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The Cost of Delusions about Workplace Safety

Workplace Safety Workplaces like offices and shops ordinarily pass for safe environments while building and construction sites are considered hazardous. However, even as the high-risk jobs are given particular attention to avoid a high rate of injuries, paper cuts still count for injuries. Workplace safety demands that no form of work should be ignored when… 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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Health and Safety Training: Keeping risk assessments up to date in the workplace

There are very basic requirements that every business must keep abreast of to make sure there are acceptable levels of comfort and security in the workplace, and most businesses, having been put through some degree of health and safety training, will be aware of this. The Basic Workplace Risk Assessment The most rudimentary requirements are… Read the Full Post

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The Importance of Work Place First Aid and Health & Safety Compliance

First aid provisions and training are critical to the safe running of any workplace and they are often enforced by law. Of course in some particular industries, the need for staff first aid training and first aid supplies is greater; however it should still be a cause for concern for all organisations, regardless of the… Read the Full Post

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Lawyer Killed in Tragic Accident in London

A talented lawyer was killed as a large and heavy window frame fell onto her as she walked down on the pavement below.  Workers installing windows for the Westgreen Construction Ltd firm based in surrey were working in Oxford Street when the incident occurred.  It is said that a very strong gust of wind caught… Read the Full Post

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Office safety equipment – what do you need to have on hand?

Workplaces have a duty of care to their employees and their safety when they are at work. So, this post has been compiled as an overview of the safety equipment that you, as an employer may need to provide in the workplace, as well as some of the unexpected issues with its use that you… Read the Full Post

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The Self-Employed and Health and Safety

A recent review of the Health and Safety regulations by Lofstedt recommended that the Self-employed should be exempt from the health and safety regulations. Providing the self-employed person doesn’t pose any risks to anyone else the review claimed there was no need to include them in most of the laws.  As a result of the… Read the Full Post

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Legionella Outbreaks – Managing the Risks

An outbreak of Legionella has broken out in Stoke-On Trent.  This is the second case of Legionella in as many months, with three people dying in Edinburgh after the outbreak there in May.  Therefore it is important to focus on managing the risks from legionella in cooling towers and evaporative condensers.  The Health and Safety… Read the Full Post

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