Safety Spotlight – Driving Safely & Time Management

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For the month of November, we are putting in the spotlight two key areas relating to our Hazard of the Month. Driving Safely Driving Safely is important no matter what the weather, but in Autumn and Winter as nights grow darker more quickly and cold weather brings rain, snow and ice, it is more crucial than […]

Week Commencing 09/11/2020 – In The News

A worker driving a forklift with products on.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine found to be 90% effective The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90% effective in preventing people from getting the virus. Phase 3 of Pfizer’s trial involved 43,538 participants from six countries. They received two doses of either the immunisation or a placebo, with 90% […]

7 Essential Winter Driving Safety Tips

A snowy road.

This November, we are focusing on Driving as our Hazard of the Month. As the cold creeps in and the lights switch on at 5pm, it is important to be especially careful when driving this Autumn/Winter period. The Dangers of Driving in Winter Conditions Just like we change how we dress in different seasons, motorists need […]

Week Commencing 02/11/2020 – In The News

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New Hazard of the Month! WA Management’s new Hazard of the Month for November is ‘Driving’! This month we will be keeping you safe on the roads, especially with the darker and colder nights this autumn. In addition to tailored blog posts in relation to the hazard, we also have 10% off our ‘Driving Safely‘ […]

Week Commencing 27/07/2020 – In The News

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Amazon Removes Balcony BBQs After Fire Safety Concerns Retail giant Amazon has removed a number of barbecues specifically designed for use on balconies from sale over serious safety concerns highlighted by the London Fire Brigade. The Brigade’s Deputy Commissioner Richard Mills wrote to the firm and other companies that stock or manufacture the products last month, […]

Week Commencing 25/11/2019 – In The News

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Construction Company Fined After Worker Killed By Overturned Vehicle A leading construction company has been fined following an incident in which a worker was killed when a dumper truck overturned. On 3 October 2016, David Scott Green, a groundworker working for Rose Builders Ltd, was manoeuvring a 9T front tipping dumper truck on a spoil heap […]

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 […]

‘elf and safety this Christmas

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              It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Streets and homes are bedecked in beautiful lights, copious amounts of gorgeous food render us stotious, and companies up and down the country wind down with festive parties and celebrations. Christmas events can be a fantastic way to relax, spend time with your colleagues and look […]

The Hidden Dangers of Lone Working

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WA Management provides professional, adaptable and appropriate solutions for your Health and Safety needs. Each week, our research blog takes a detailed look at particularly topical areas of the sector, or risks that are repeatedly overlooked. The focus for this week ties directly into our ‘Hazard of the Month’ as we cast light on the […]

September 2017 – In the News

A snowy road.

Colwyn Bay Pier: Asbestos ‘Could Contaminate Beach’ Concerns are increasing that asbestos from the derelict Grade II-listed Colwyn Bay pier could contaminate the beach. Asbestos sheeting was used in the construction of the main pavilion in the 1930s. A report by Conwy council said the sheeting could break up if the pier was hit by […]