Tag: electrical safety

Week Commencing 15/04/2024 – In The News

Horticulture company fined after lorry driver suffers life changing injuries A horticulture company has been fined £3,000 after a lorry driver suffered third degree burns on his body while making a delivery to a site in Essex. The man had been delivering a load of hardcore aggregate to Plants Galore Horticulture Limited’s Eagle Nursery in […]

10 Workplace Hazards You Should Be Risk Assessing

When you think of risk assessments, the image that comes to mind may be a construction site or a manufacturing warehouse – but the truth is, all workplaces have hazards, and all of these should be assessed accordingly. Keep reading to learn more about common hazards you should be assessing in your workplace. 1. Display […]

Top 10 Fire Safety Tips for the Workplace

The needs of every workplace when ensuring their fire safety needs are met are unique – however, there are some actions you can take in any workplace to improve the fire safety of your business and employees. Keep reading for our top tips! 1. Maintain Good Workplace Housekeeping Keeping a clean and uncluttered environment is […]

Week Commencing 22/05/2023 – In The News

RCN concerned after mental health hub closures The RCN has learned that out of 41 mental health hubs established to support health and social care staff in England, a third have already closed, leaving an estimated one million people unsupported. A further seven of the specialist hubs, which were launched during the COVID-19 pandemic, have […]

The Importance of Maintenance in the Workplace

Maintenance is a common word in the workplace, but can mean a variety of different things, especially in relation to Health & Safety. Typically, it is thought of as keeping an organisation’s operational plant, fixed or mobile, in working order through proactive or reactive means. This involves the servicing of those systems, usually via regular […]

Fire 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. Reason: Fire kills on average 260 people in Britain every year and injures thousands more. Knowing how to prevent a fire can save lives. Outline: This talk […]

Top 10 Simple Tips for Preventing Accidental Injuries

Employers are required by law to ensure the health and safety of all employees and anyone affected by their work, so far as is reasonably practicable. While in some work environments this may mean extensive control measures, almost every workplace from an office to a construction site will have simple changes that can be made […]

Safety Spotlight: Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, Fire Wardens & Slips, Trips and Falls

As part of September’s Hazard of the Month, Maintenance, we’re highlighting four key areas: Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, Fire Wardens and Slips, Trips & Falls. Electrical Safety Electrical has the power to severely injure or kill people and cause serious damage to property, and even non-fatal shocks can cause severe and permanent injury. Therefore it is […]

Week Commencing 01/08/2022 – In The News

Major incidents across UK puts strain on fire services – ‘Scale of these fires is set to continue’ Tuesday (19 July) was the ‘busiest day for the fire service in London since the Second World War’ dealing with multiple blazes in record-breaking temperatures, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said as he stressed the impact of the […]

Week Commencing 11/04/2022 – In The News

Builders urged to stay safe around live cables Builders are being urged to prioritise electrical safety after the trade was involved in the highest number of cable damage incidents during the past year. UK Power Networks which distributes electricity to 8.4 million homes and businesses across London, the South East and East of England, is issuing […]