Safety Spotlight: PPE & Lock Out, Tag Out

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For the month of February, we are putting in the spotlight two key areas relating to our Hazard of the Month, Unsuitable Equipment & PPE. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment is protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury when undertaking works. It is essential PPE is […]

Week Commencing 10/02/2020 – In The News

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❤ Valentine’s Day Course Offer! ❤ To celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday 14th February, we are offering 50% off our Communications online training course with the code ‘Love20’ – valid for this weekend only! This course will help you to improve your personal and business communication skills on both a verbal and non-verbal level, so that your everyday interactions are more productive and meaningful. This will be especially […]

Getting the Job Done Right

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Unsuitable PPE/Equipment As you may have already seen on our social media, WA Management’s hazard of the month for February is ‘Unsuitable PPE/Equipment.’ We have chosen this hazard after noticing instances on sites visits where PPE such as respiratory masks were being used despite not being face-fitted or incorrect working at height equipment being employed that was unsuitable for the task at […]

Week Commencing 03/02/2020 – In The News

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10% OFF Online Training Courses We are offering 10% off two spotlighted online training courses for this month only: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (RoSPA Accredited) and Lock Out, Tag Out! These Health and Safety E-Learning courses are designed to improve the occupational health and safety of employees in the workplace by reducing the risk of […]

Roles & Responsibilities

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For Employers Employers and managers must ensure they are competent, meaning they have the appropriate skills and training, and thorough in managing Health and Safety issues in the workplace, as detailed under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. It can be useful for employers to have a benchmark in how they should be […]

Week Commencing 09/12/2019 – In The News

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New Research Blog on Trespassing This year, we have chosen our December Hazard of the Month to be Trespassing, in honour of our favourite Christmas visitor! Whilst we welcome Father Christmas dropping down our chimneys, for building and construction sites unauthorised visitors can be at risk of accident and injury. While the numbers of children being killed or injured on construction sites have reduced, there is no room for complacency. […]

Week Commencing 02/12/2019 – In The News

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10% Off Our Online Training Courses! December‘s, and the last of 2019‘s, Hazard of the Month has been announced to be ‘Trespassing’ in honour of the festive visitor that drops down the chimney every Christmas Eve! Whilst he is a welcome guest, unwanted visitors to sites can be put in danger if they come into […]

Week Commencing 11/11/2019 – In The News

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New Online Training Courses Available! WA Management are excited to announce that we have a new and extended range of courses available! Our new courses are: Conflict Resolution – this course outlines various techniques to prevent conflict as well as advising the ways you can manage and resolve conflict if it does arise Lock Out Tag Out – this course […]

The Technicalities of Toilets

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How Do You Comply With Welfare Laws? Under the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1922, if you employ anyone (however short the period) you must ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’, provide adequate and appropriate welfare facilities for them while they are at work. This means you are legally required to provide such facilities unless it is clearly unreasonable in terms of […]