WORKPLACE - 29.11.2023
Pret fined for worker trapped in freezer
Pret has been fined after an employee was trapped in a freezer for more than two hours, where she tried to use croissant boxes to stave off hypothermia. How could this happen and what should be in place to prevent a similar occurrence?
WORK EQUIPMENT - 31.10.2023
Failure to guard conveyor led to serious injury
A worker had their palm completely degloved after being drawn into a conveyor system. What should have been in place to prevent this accident from occurring?
MACHINERY - 28.09.2023
Worker fractured arm after being pulled into lathe
A trainee worker fractured his arm in two places after he was pulled into unguarded machinery. Why was this able to happen and what can you do to safeguard your business by preventing a similar injury?
TECHNOLOGY - 06.09.2023
Taking advantage of ChatGPT
ChatGPT has created quite a stir recently for its potential to create a range of content. However, ChatGPT could also be an invaluable resource for your finance team. What are some of the ways you can make use of this AI chatbot?
MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS - 29.08.2023
Managing back-breaking tasks
Back pain accounts for 42% of all reported musculoskeletal disorders. What can you do to reduce the strain on your staff and thereby prevent them from taking periods of sickness absence?
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH - 28.07.2023
The need for health surveillance
If your staff are exposed to health hazards during their work, you may be obliged to implement health surveillance measures. Once you have established the need, what should you do to implement a successful scheme?