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Safety Spotlight: Working at Height & Ladder Safety

As part of July’s Hazard of the Month, Working at Height, we’re highlighting two key areas: Working at Height and Ladder Safety. Working at Height Working at height is one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries in the workplace, with 25% of all worker deaths in 2020/21 being caused by falls from […]

Week Commencing 27/06/2022 – In The News

Port of Aqaba in Jordan

Toxic yellow chlorine explosion at Jordan port kills at least 13 and injures 250 A poisonous chlorine gas explosion at the port of Aqaba in Jordan is said to have killed at least 13 people and injured 250. It happened after a tank filled with 25 tonnes of chlorine being exported to Djibouti fell while being […]

12 Months On and the Carbon Management System

In June 2021 I wrote a blog describing the scale of climate crisis and actions SME’s can take. 12 months have passed and I’ve found myself asking – is the outlook any brighter? A few moments of reflection and trawling through notes of events since, I’m sure I could be forgiven for feeling a little […]

Dust Toolbox Talk

This blog can be delivered to your staff as a Toolbox Talk. If you require a specific Toolbox Talk for your workplace, please feel free to get in touch. Objective: To provide you with an awareness of the dangers of dust exposure and a reminder of our procedures and safe practices when drilling, cutting and generally […]

Week Commencing 20/06/2022 – In The News

Gatwick: Passenger with restricted mobility dies after leaving flight A passenger with restricted mobility has died at Gatwick Airport after leaving an aircraft. Gatwick said staff were helping to disembark three passengers with restricted mobility at the time, including the man’s partner. He decided to leave the EasyJet plane rather than wait for staff to […]

Top 10 Tips for Improving Resource Efficiency In The Workplace

Improving resource efficiency in the workplace is one of the most effective ways a company can decrease waste and reduce their environmental impact. It also gives them an opportunity to lower costs and increase profits by using the resources they have available to their full potential. Keep reading to find out our top 10 tips […]

Week Commencing 13/06/2022 – In The News

Sun safety – Outdoor workers at risk of the ‘invisible killer’ As occupational skin cancer cases increase, safety experts warn employers of the risks of UV radiation, as two out of three workers are unaware they are at risk of skin cancer, resulting in many not applying protection whilst working outdoors. Whilst exposure to UV […]

Mental Health Matters: Physical Exercise and Mental Health

When we revisited the Power of Small and the importance of taking the time to talk last month, you may remember that one of the suggestions was to walk and talk. In this blog we’re expanding on the theme of walking and talking by looking at the effects that physical activity can have on mental […]

Week Commencing 06/06/2022 – In The News

Mercedes recalls almost 1m cars over faulty brakes German carmaker Mercedes-Benz is recalling almost 1m older vehicles from around the world because of potential problems with their braking system. Over the weekend, the company said it will contact owners of the vehicles as their brakes may be affected by what it called “advanced corrosion”. The […]

Safety Spotlight: Environmental Awareness & Resource Efficiency

As part of June’s Hazard of the Month, Environmental, we’re highlighting two key areas: Environmental Awareness and Resource Efficiency. Environmental Awareness Many SSIPs and Pre-Qualification Questionnaires have been increasing their focus on environmental issues – often asking for proof of environmental training undertaken by staff. Everyone in an organisation, both employees and management, can make a difference […]