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 […]

Week Commencing 13/01/2020 – In The News

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RPE Update! There are masks (e.g https://buff.ly/35OQkhM) available to buy which are being advertised as ‘Press to Check’, offering an ‘effective facial fit.’ However, do not get caught out by this message; they still require an initial face-fit test prior to being used! It is important to remember that each standard will state whether facefit testing […]

Roles & Responsibilities

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For Employers Employers and managers must ensure they are competent, meaning they have the appropriate skills and training, and thorough in managing Health and Safety issues in the workplace, as detailed under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. It can be useful for employers to have a benchmark in how they should be […]

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 30/12/2019 – In The News

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First Hazard of the Month for 2020 First of all, we hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and New Year! Secondly, WA Management are excited to announce our first Hazard of the Month for 2020, Roles and Responsibilities! With this hazard, we will be focusing on the duties of both employees and employers in making sure […]

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 […]

The Technicalities of Toilets

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How Do You Comply With Welfare Laws? Under the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1922, 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. This means you are legally required to provide such facilities unless it is clearly unreasonable in terms of […]