Tag: Environment

Week Commencing 15/02/2021 – In The News

Factories emitting large amounts of smoke.

Toxic Air Puts Six Million at Risk of Lung Damage About six million people aged over 65 in England are at high risk of lung damage and asthma attacks because of toxic air, according to a new report from the British Lung Foundation (BLF) and Asthma UK. It also found that: Older people and those […]

Week Commencing 18/01/2021 – In The News

The inside of a factory

Nestlé Fined After Worker Traps Arm in Machine Nestlé UK Ltd has been sentenced for breaching health and safety regulations after an employee was dragged into a machine on the production line of their Albion Mills site in Halifax. While observing the operation of the After Eight production machine, the technical operator placed his right […]

Week Commencing 04/01/2020 – In The News

A sign with a black background then a globe and the words 'One World'.

First Hazard of the Month for 2021 Revealed! Welcome to a New Year and a new hazard of the month to celebrate 2021! For our first Hazard of the Month of the year, we will be focusing on Accidents and Injuries. Despite a lot of us working from home this month, construction sites, factories and […]

Week Commencing 26/10/2020 – In The News

Scaffolding with the sun setting in the background.

Staying Safe this Halloween! Although Halloween may seem a bit different this year, it is more important than ever to have a safe (but spooky!) Halloween. In terms of COVID-specific safety measures, you should make sure that if you and your child do go trick or treating (depending on your local area’s COVID restrictions) you: Observe […]

Week Commencing 14/09/2020 – In The News

Factories emitting large amounts of smoke.

Managing Covid-19 In the Workplace Resources WA Management have created a handy flowchart depicting management processes to follow in the event of a positive COVID-19 case within your workforce, to help you navigate the ever-changing minefield of rules and regulations! This covers the scenarios of: An employee being asked to self-isolate by Test and Trace. […]

Week Commencing 09/09/2020 – In The News

A wildfire in the Arctic.

Social Gatherings Above Six To Be Banned In England Social gatherings of more than six people will be illegal in England from Monday 14th September – with some exemptions – amid a steep rise in coronavirus cases. The law change will ban larger groups meeting anywhere socially indoors or outdoors, the government said. But it […]

Week Commencing 24/08/2020 – In The News

Ice loss in Greenland

Building Contractor Fined After Fall From Height Brebner and Williamson Limited has been fined following an incident where John Niven, a self-employed subcontractor fell 15 feet from a youngman board, which had been used to create a temporary platform. He sustained multiple fractures and a brain injury. On 29 July 2016 Mr Niven was working […]

Week Commencing 17/08/2020 – In The News

Hammersmith bridge in London

Coronavirus Cases Rise at Newark Bakkavor Dessert Factory Coronavirus cases at a dessert factory testing its entire workforce have risen to more than 70 as some 1,600 staff at Bakkavor in Newark, Nottinghamshire are undergoing testing. So far 1,130 have been checked, with 74 confirmed cases, Nottinghamshire County Council said, while 33 people have been […]

Week commencing 20/07/2020 – In The News

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Face Coverings Now Mandatory in Shops Face coverings are now compulsory for customers in shops in England.  Coverings are mandatory in enclosed public spaces such as supermarkets, indoor shopping centres, transport hubs, banks and takeaways. Police can hand out fines of up to £100 to those who do not comply. Guidance issued by the government on Thursday […]

Week Commencing 20/01/2020 – In The News

New IOSH Leading Safely Open Course We are excited to reveal the date of our next IOSH ‘Leading Safely’ open course will be Thursday 26th March 2020! Leading Safely is designed to empower employers in making safe and sustainable business decisions. It is recognised by BuildUK as suitable safety training for anyone in Senior Management […]