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 […]

Fire Door Safety Week 21 – 27 September

Swirling flames of a fire.

As part of this month’s Hazard of the Month, Fire, we are drawing attention to the Fire Door Safety Week campaign that takes place from 21st – 27th September for our research blog. What is a Fire Door? A door’s a door, right? No, a fire door is an engineered safety device that is a […]

Week Commencing 31/08/2020 – In The News

An abandoned woodened house that looks like it has been demolished.

New Hazard of the Month Announced! WA Management are pleased to announce that our hazard of the month for September is Fire! We will be focusing on Fire Safety measures throughout the month, especially to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week during 21st – 27th September. Make sure you are following all our social media […]

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 […]

Safety Spotlight – CPR Essentials & Managing Health and Safety

A construction worker in a yellow and orange hi-vis jacket with a hard hat on looking on to a construction site.

For the month of August, we are putting in the spotlight two key areas relating to our Hazard of the Month, Injuries & Accidents. CPR Essentials CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It combines chest compressions and rescue breaths to give a person the best chance of survival following a cardiac arrest. Being able to perform CPR can save […]

Week Commencing 10/08/2020 – In The News

A railroad track.

Train Derailment Near Stonehaven in Scotland Kills 3 On Wednesday 12th August, a train derailed near Stonehaven in Scotland, leaving 3 people dead. Scotland’s transport secretary has said extreme weather had an impact on the accident. Michael Matheson has said an investigation into the accident would establish what lessons could be learned. Driver Brett McCullough, conductor Donald […]

Staying Safe Over Summer

The sun shining brightly in the sky among clouds.

As temperatures soar this week in the UK, WA Management are focusing in this month’s research blog on how to keep safe over the summer, particularly when working in the heat, as well as reminding you of general workplace safety with the return to work amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. What is Heat Stress? In many […]

Week Commencing 03/08/2020 – In The News

A brightly-lit motorway against the night sky.

New Hazard of the Month! WA Management’s new hazard of the month for August is Injuries & Accidents! Whilst this may sound gloomy for such a summery month, we will be focusing on keeping you safe over the holidays whilst at home as well as in the workplace. From hot weather to common workplace hazards, it’s […]

Week Commencing 27/07/2020 – In The News

Scaffolding with the sun setting in the background.

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, […]