What You Need to Know About Site Management Safety

Health and safety is more than just a few rules and regulations – it is an absolutely essential part of business that has a huge impact on the lives of employees. Health and safety procedures, when they are put into place, help the workplace to run more smoothly and protect the health of employees. If… Read more »

Promoting Health and Safety in Your Workplace with Managing Safely Training

If you are a manager or a supervisor, you are responsible under law for health and safety management within your workplace. You might not realise it, but this is a very important part of your role within the workplace. It is your duty to protect the well-being of all people working for you and any… Read more »

Site Management Safety Training – Important Skills for the Workplace

There are certain risks associated with every workplace and the construction industry is one of the most dangerous. Workers on a construction site are subject to several different risks and hazards throughout their workday, some of which can have very dire consequences. This is why site management safety is so crucial in every workplace. An accident in the… Read more »

Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace – What are They and How to Avoid Them

Did you know that musculoskeletal disorders, also known as MSDs, are one of the biggest health and safety risks for employees in the UK? There are over one million cases of MSD reported throughout the country every year. These injuries are also an expense for the economy, costing the UK approximately £5.7 billion, according to the most recent… Read more »

Working at Heights – What Employers and Employees Should Know

There are many industries in which a typical day’s work might involve working at a height, such as construction, window cleaning, electrical repair and painting. Whenever you are working at a height, there is always the risk that you might fall and hurt yourself. Unfortunately, falling from a height is a major cause of workplace fatalities – it… Read more »

The Deadly Fibre – What You Should Know About Asbestos

There has been a campaign for the ban on Asbestos for more than 50 years, but this dangerous material is still in use within our midst. In fact, this toxic fibre is still the single greatest cause of work related deaths in the UK. Asbestos is a naturally occurring set of silicate minerals that form long and… Read more »

Not So Good Vibrations – The Long Term Effects of Vibration in the Workplace

If you work with vibrating tools in your workplace on a regular basis, whether you are driving a fork truck or using a drill, you might be at risk for long term damage to your hands, arms and entire body. Many workers don’t realise that long term exposure to vibrations can be a health hazard. When… Read more »

Don’t be a Shocking Statistic – How to Prevent Electrical Accidents at Work

Electricity is an important part of our daily life and we use it all the time. However, if it is not handled correctly electricity can be dangerous enough to kill or severely injure. It also has the potential to cause serious damage to property. People work with electricity in a number of different industries and there are important… Read more »

A Slippery Slope to Injury – Preventing Slips and Trips at Work

Slipping and tripping accidents seem like something that might happen in a slapstick comedy, but when they happen in real life in the workplace they are not so funny and can actually be quite dangerous. A slip or a fall at work could result in a head injury, a broken bone, a bruised tailbone or a spinal injury…. Read more »

A Few Good Reasons to Take First Aid Training

Whether you are taking a first aid training course as a workplace health and safety requirement or simply for your own knowledge, the information that you learn is incredibly valuable. Here are a few reasons why you should take training: Once someone stops breathing or their heart stops pumping blood, they can only survive for approximately five to… Read more »