REPETITIVE TASKS - 16.11.2023
What can business learn from football’s mistakes?
With the recent death of Sir Bobby Charlton questions are being raised about sports equipment and practices. But is there anything that businesses can learn from sport’s dawning acknowledgement that repetitive tasks can hurt people?
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH - 16.11.2023
Why offer ‘flu jabs?
Free ‘flu jabs for staff. Offering free on-site ‘flu vaccinations or encouraging employees to seek ‘flu vaccination in the community can bring many benefits to your business, including potentially reducing sickness absence. Benefits to your business. Implementing a vaccination programme can reduce absenteeism through seasonal illness resulting in improved productivity and less cost to your business, especially if you pay during periods of sick leave. ...
GAS SAFETY - 16.11.2023
Managing risk from compressed gases
The British Compressed Gases Association has issued new guidance regarding managing the risk from workplace gases. What’s included?
MENTAL HEALTH - 02.11.2023
Shift work linked to mental health issues
According to a recent study, shift work is linked to a greater likelihood of suffering mental health issues. What’s to know and how can you manage the risk?
NOISE - 02.11.2023
Have you tried the shout test?
The HSE is asking bosses to shout at work to test if they have a workplace noise problem, and if the test returns a positive result it would like you to “CUFF” it! What does it have in mind and what action should you be taking?
CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT - 02.11.2023
What are explosives precursors?
Explosives precursors are substances that can be used to manufacture or create explosives. These materials have legitimate purposes in various industries, but they can also be misused to create dangerous explosives. What’s to know?