Tag: Health and Safety

Week Commencing 26/10/2020 – In The News

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 […]

Safety Spotlight – Abrasive Wheels & Lock Out, Tag Out

Sparks flying from a saw.

For the month of October, we are putting in the spotlight two key areas relating to our Hazard of the Month, Machinery Failure. Abrasive Wheels Accident statistics indicate that nearly half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels occur because of an unsafe system of work or operator error. Therefore, it is crucial that the user is […]

Week Commencing 19/10/2020 – In The News

Wheels of a truck with a red centre, with another green truck behind them.

IOSH Leading Safely Courses Running Soon! WA Management are pleased to announce we will soon be running an IOSH Leading Safely training course, both in-person and remotely! The Leading Safely course gives anyone with leadership responsibility the practical knowledge and the strategic solutions for sustainable business advantage through good safety and health practice. Keep an […]

Preventing Machinery Failure

The Effect of Coronavirus on Equipment Testing and Examination During the coronavirus pandemic, the HSE has made it clear they understand businesses may find it difficult to carry out their legal duty to do thorough examination and testing of equipment. It may be difficult to complete thorough examination and testing on time during the pandemic […]

Week Commencing 05/10/2020 – In The News

A man completing work in a factory with protective gloves on.

Asbestos Training in the Construction Industry Sinks to 5 Year Low The coronavirus pandemic has seen the numbers of workers undertaking asbestos training drop by over 66%. Despite the re-opening of construction sites in May, the number of workers undertaking asbestos training courses continues to remain well below average and are at their lowest level […]

Understanding When to Self-Isolate During COVID-19

A virus under a microscope all in green.

With more and more guidance coming into place to manage the spread of COVID-19, it can be confusing trying to make sense of it all. This is especially the case when understanding when it is necessary to self-isolate and for how long as it can vary with each situation. As a result, WA Management have […]

Week Commencing 28/09/2020 – In The News

Cogs in black and white.

New Hazard of the Month! WA Management are pleased to announce that our hazard of the month for October will be Machinery Failure! We will be helping you to make sure you keep up-to-date with your inspections so that your equipment remains in the best condition, especially when this may have been neglected during lockdown! As […]

Week Commencing 21/09/2020 – In The News

The inside of a factory

New Coronavirus Government Guidelines New guidelines have been released for businesses following the announcement of further measures to address rising COVID-19 cases. This includes the need for some businesses to display the official NHS QR code posters so that customers can ‘check-in’ at different premises using this option as an alternative to providing their contact […]

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. […]

Safety Spotlight – Fire Safety & Fire Wardens

Red Fire Extinguisher Beside Hose Reel Inside a Room

For the month of September, we are putting in the spotlight two key areas relating to our Hazard of the Month, Fire. Fire Safety Many people and organisations have quite a complacent attitude to fire safety. Not necessarily due to deliberate corner-cutting or attempts to save money, but because they believe fires to be an unusual […]