Week Commencing 14/10/2019 – In The News

Cutting wood with a saw.

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 23/09/2019 – In the News

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

WA Management Reveals New Communication Skills Course! WA Management are pleased to announce a new Communication Skills Online Training Course to add to their e-learning collection! This course is perfect for any employee who wishes to improve how they communicate on a daily basis, both verbally and non-verbally.  The course features: How to choose the best channel of communication Tips and techniques for verbal and nonverbal communication How […]

Week commencing 09/09/2019 – In The News

Company Fined After Fall From Lorry A company that manufactures steel water storage tanks and supporting towers has been fined £9,400 and ordered to pay costs of £1,680.75 after one of their workers fell from a lorry bed. The worker suffered severe injuries, namely multiple fractures of his head, ribs, shoulder blade and fingers, causing him to miss over five months of work. […]

Week commencing 29th July – In the News

A tall block of scaffolding.

WA Management unveil new ‘Hazard of the Month’ Each month, WA Management allocate a key risk, hazard or overlooked topic to be their ‘Hazard of the Month’. This week, we unveiled that Fire and Fire Safety would take the coveted spot for August. This means that tailored research blogs and news updates around the hazard […]

Week commencing 15th July – In the News

An aerial view of a spiral-shaped stairway.

Train company fined £1m after passenger death In the biggest Health and Safety story of the week, Govia Thameslink have been fined £1m after a passenger was killed on the Gatwick Express in August 2016. The victim leant out of a train window and was struck by a trackside steel gantry. An extensive HSE investigation […]

Week commencing 8th July – In the News

Dust being blown about in the air.

WA Management release latest Research Blog To coincide with the Hazard of the Month for July, WA Management released their newest Research Blog, entitled: ‘Dust – the danger lurking in the air’. The blog takes an informative look into the hazards associated with dust, and how the risks to health can be drastically reduced through […]

Week commencing 10th June – In the News

A shot from below of skyscrapers disappearing into fog.

WA Management continues to offer unbeatable online training Since the end of May, WA Management has been providing affordable, accessible and effective online training for your health and safety needs. Ranging from asbestos management to anti-bribery practices, our online courses are tailor-made to provide clarification and understanding. Better still, the RoSPA-accredited courses are all available […]

Week commencing 27th May – In the News

Rows of pink and blue chairs in a stadium.

Plastering contractor fined after fall       On Monday, we reported on a fine issued by the HSE to a Cambridge-based plastering contractor after an employee was injured in a fall. The investigation uncovered that there had been insufficient safety measures in place to mitigate the risk of the fall. All throughout May, we have been […]

Week commencing 13th May – In the News

Windows on a building in black and white.

WA Management Online Shop NOW OPEN!        This week, we were enormously excited to announce that our online shop is now live. WA Management is now your one-stop shop for RoSPA-accredited eLearning courses, all available 24/7 with downloadable certificates upon completion. From hazardous substance control to cybersecurity, there is a course for each and every […]

Week commencing 6th May – In the News

A person working at height against the side of a building with a harness on.

New ‘Hazard of the Month’ for WA Management This week, we unveiled our latest ‘Hazard of the Month’ for May, which is Working at Height. Each month, we take a scrutinising look at some of the key aspects of a particular hazard, such as the way it is classified and how the risks associated with […]