First Aid Kits in the Workplace

The availability and provision of first aid within a business is covered under the The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and it is under this legislation that first aid kits in the workplace are a legal requirement. Does my business need a first aid...

Debunking Health and Safety Myths

The Health and Safety Executive Chair Linda Hackitt has been moved to publicly denounce many of the myths surrounding the omnipresent “Heath and Safety” laws that apparently affect every single action that any of us are involved or may consider becoming...

Health and Safety for Bouncy Castles and Inflatable Play Equipment

Bouncy castles and inflatable play equipment are common across the country as both permanent fixtures and temporary installations at fairs, charity events and parties, they can provide great fun but also present a range of risks to both the operators and the users of...

HSE Cornerstones Helping Avoid the Sedentary Risks at Work

With more than 80% of UK office workers reporting that they sit at their desk for between four and nine hours per day its is incredible that this adds up to a total of 67 full days a year of simply sitting at your desk.There a number of health risks associated with...

Safety Focus June 2019 Working Outside in the Heat

In this month’s issue of Safety Focus we take a look at the importance of having an emergency response plan in the workplace and as summer approaches we take a look at some of the health and safety basics for working outside in the heat.  Safety Focused...

Safety Focus May 2019 Electrical Safety at Work and Ergonomics

This month’s issue of Safety Focussed takes a look at the basics of electrical safety at work.For all business electrical safety and management are a core part of their risk management programme but for a lot of employers the basics of electrical safety in the...
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