Health, safety & environment - Workplace

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PPE - 21.05.2024

How to protect against hand injuries

Workers’ hands are exposed to a multitude of hazards in the workplace. Selecting appropriate gloves is essential for ensuring their hands remain safe. Along with size, what else should be considered when purchasing hand protection?
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WORKPLACE - 21.05.2024

Beauty and safety should go hand in hand

Beauty rooms, nail bars and hairdressing salons are increasingly popular. But what can go wrong if you don’t plan for the health and safety of workers and clients? What are the essential steps you should take to keep your salon free from harm?
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OUTDOOR WORKING - 09.05.2024

Raise sun damage awareness to protect workers

With summer just around the corner, now is a good time to refresh your outdoor workers on the risks of working in direct sunlight. What are they and what can you expect your staff to do to protect themselves?
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RISK ASSESSMENT - 09.05.2024

Why was worker crushed by overhead crane?

A manufacturing company has been fined after one of its employees was crushed to death at a factory. What were the circumstances of the accident and how could it have been avoided?
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RIDDOR - 09.05.2024

RIDDOR guidance updated - what’s new?

The HSE has updated its guidance regarding the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013. What do you need to know?
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LIGHTING - 09.05.2024

Benefits of task lighting

Adequate lighting levels. According to the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 you must provide lighting levels that are sufficient to allow people to work and move about safely. Whereas natural lighting is preferred, it is not always possible. But if you are operating a hybrid style of working patterns, full lighting of the entire workplace may be unnecessary (and expensive). Providing task lighting can be a good solution. ...
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RISK ASSESSMENT - 10.04.2024

The cost of not paying attention to risk assessments

Whilst undertaking risk assessments can be seen as a bit of a chore, doing so is a necessary part of keeping your workplace safe. What can go wrong with inadequate risk assessments?
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RIDDOR - 09.05.2024

RIDDOR guidance updated - what’s new?

The HSE has updated its guidance regarding the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013. What do you need to know?
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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH - 27.02.2024

Why are so many Brits on long-term sick?

Long-Covid, depression from lockdowns and even back problems from homeworking are among the factors blamed for a record 2.8m workers being off sick. What can you do to lessen the impact on your business?
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