Week Commencing 06/01/2020 – In The News

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New Research Blog On Our Website! This year, we have chosen our January Hazard of the Month to be Roles & Responsibilities. With this hazard, we will be focusing on the duties of both employees and employers in making sure their work adheres to Health and Safety regulations and what can happen if these aren’t followed. For employees, these […]

Week Commencing 16/12/2019 – In The News

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Merry Christmas From Everyone at WA Management! Our office will be closed from 25th December to the 2nd January; but if you are in urgent need your consultants will be contactable via mobile. But in the meantime, from everyone here in the office at WA Management, we wish you a very merry (and safe) Christmas […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Week Commencing 28/10/2019 – In the News

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New Hazard of the Month Revealed WA Management are pleased to announce their next hazard of the month for November is Lack of Employee Welfare. 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. ‘Welfare facilities’ include washing, toilet, rest and changing facilities, and somewhere clean to eat and […]

Week Commencing 21/10/2019 – In the News

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£1.2 MILLION Fine After Arm Amputation Mid-UK Recycling Ltd has been fined a hefty £1.2 million after an employee lost part of his arm in a conveyor belt in April 2015. This happened when the employee, whose role was a line operator, tried to fix a blockage on the line – his glove got dragged […]

Week Commencing 14/10/2019 – In The News

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Company Fined After Worker Impaled Whilst Using Rip Saw A worker suffered a severe injury when using a rip saw to cut a length of hardwood. As he was feeding it through, an offcut was ejected backwards and embedded itself in his upper leg and groin. The HSE found that no risk assessment for the machine had […]

Week Commencing 07/10/2019 – In The News

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10% OFF Our Online Training Course! This month, we are shining a spotlight on the hazard of Plant & Machinery movement. It is important to ensure the movement of your equipment on site is conducted safely and correctly, as it can be fatal if not. A key way to do this is to ensure transport hazards […]

Week Commencing 30/09/2019 – In The News

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New Hazard of the Month for October Whilst it may not quite match the spookiness that characterises this month, our new Hazard of the Month, Plant & Machinery Movement, promises to deliver a multitude of resources, tips and tricks to help keep your site safe. Plant is machinery that processes material by way of a mechanical […]