Distance learning · Due diligence · Health and Safety Consultancy · Health and Safety Training · In-house training · Learning · Online learning · Risk Assessment · Workplace environment

4 Steps to Identifying and Delivering Health & Safety Training

We know that legislation* requires employers to offer the right training for the health and safety of their staff at work. However, as well as achieving legal compliance, there are many further benefits to organisations in providing effective health and safety training – it’s not just a box-ticking exercise or time-consuming burden… So what are the real… Continue reading 4 Steps to Identifying and Delivering Health & Safety Training

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Accident · Behaviour based safety (BBS) · Health and Safety Regulations · Health and Wellbeing · Human Factors · Occupational Health and Safety · Risk Assessment · Workplace environment

Managing Workplace Fatigue

It is estimated that fatigue in the workplace costs the UK economy between £155 and £240 million each year – in direct workplace accident costs alone. A general term often used to describe a wide variety of conditions, fatigue is generally accepted as feeling very tired/weary/sleepy due to insufficient rest or sleep, prolonged work periods… Continue reading Managing Workplace Fatigue

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Due diligence · Occupational Health and Safety · Risk Assessment · Workplace environment

Scary Incidents and Safety Measures – is your workplace covered this Halloween?

Employers have a legal responsibility to protect their employees from a range of dangers and under occupational health and safety legislation, the onus is on employers to carry out due diligence by conducting workplace hazard assessments (amongst other things) and implementing effective control measures to remedy any hazards that might have been identified as part of this process. Click on the headline to read more…

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Health and Safety Regulations · Occupational Health and Safety · Risk Assessment · Workplace environment

Heat in the Workplace: Assessing the Risk

A hot working environment can pose serious health risks and each year thousands of people become sick from heat-related illnesses. In 2014, in the US alone, at least 30 workers died from heat exposure. Take a look at our blog post for tips on how to protect your workers and your business…

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Career and professional development · Health and Safety Regulations · Health and Safety Training · Learning · Occupational Health and Safety · Risk Assessment

Putting Your Best Foot Forward and Other Idioms for 2016

‘Put your best foot forward’, it’s ‘time to shine’, ‘take the bull by the horns’, let’s not ‘beat around the bush’ or ‘bark up the wrong tree’, if you’re ‘always the bridesmaid and never the bride’ it’s time to ‘turn over a new leaf’…

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Risk Assessment · Winter Conditions

Advice for Extreme Winter Weather

Are you ready to manage the adverse weather conditions in the UK? Is your organisation prepared? At this stage most people would say, “isn’t dealing with cold weather just common sense?” and as the author of this work I would have a tendency to agree with you. However, I would also ask, “Where do I… Continue reading Advice for Extreme Winter Weather

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Health and Safety Regulations · Occupational Health and Safety · Risk Assessment

Every Breath Counts

Do you take breathing for granted? Most of us do I am sure – until something goes wrong that is. When I worked as a physiotherapist in the NHS I treated many people with conditions such as lung cancer, chronic bronchitis and emphysema – helping them to breathe more easily and to get rid of… Continue reading Every Breath Counts

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