Finding Silver Linings

'Coronavirus Update' in a blue font alongside two blue megaphone illustrations against a slightly transparent green background which features viruses under a microscope.

It is sometime in November 2005, my 12-year-old self is trudging to the none-visible side-line of a saturated quagmire the grassroots FA call a football pitch. Its 6°C, the rain slashes sideways and we are losing 3-0 rooted firmly to the foot of the table. “Think positive son” – my dad encourages as I gulp […]

Moving Plant & Machinery Safely

A worker driving a forklift with silver canisters on.

What is Plant? (Hint, it’s not a flower)  Plant is machinery that processes material by way of a mechanical action which: Cuts, drills, punches or grinds Presses forms, hammers, joins or moulds material Combines, mixes, sorts, packages, assembles, knits, or moulds material Plant also includes lifts, cranes, tractors, earth moving equipment, pressure equipment, hoists, powered mobile plant, plant that […]

Fire Prevention Strategies

In our research blogs, WA Management will be helping you to recognise and manage the risks and hazards that are common in the workplace. With Fire as our featured Hazard of the Month, this blog will cover the key facts related to workplace fire safety including methods to keep your office protected from this hazard. […]

Week commencing 22nd July – In the News

The sun shining brightly in the blue sky among clouds.

Health and safety concerns over heatwave As we are certain you are aware, this week saw the UK reach record-breaking scorching temperatures. With increased temperature and sunlight exposure, many health and safety specialists took the opportunity to highlight some of the hazards of working in the heat. Ranging from suitable thermal comfort levels in offices […]

Week commencing 8th July – In the News

Dust being blown about in the air.

WA Management release latest Research Blog To coincide with the Hazard of the Month for July, WA Management released their newest Research Blog, entitled: ‘Dust – the danger lurking in the air’. The blog takes an informative look into the hazards associated with dust, and how the risks to health can be drastically reduced through […]

The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016

Hazard of the Month = Electromagnet Fields

Throughout the day we are constantly surrounded by electronic devices that produces Electromagnetic Field’s (EMF’s). Nonetheless, the vast majority of these EMF’s are within safe levels. EMF’s are created when a piece of electrical or electronic equipment is used right from a toaster all the way to a satellite dish therefore EMF’s are most likely […]