Week Commencing 15/11/2021 – In The News

Road Safety Week 2021: Lives saved on roads in lockdown should inspire more action Reductions in the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads – due to lockdown restrictions last year – are to be welcomed but should also inspire more action to make roads safer. The call comes from road safety […]

Week Commencing 06/09/2021 – In The News

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“Don’t let your guard down”, IOSH urges businesses The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) today calls on businesses to “not let their guard down” to ensure COVID-19 doesn’t spread rapidly through workplaces. With children returning to school in much of England this week and people attending sports and music events in their thousands […]

Week Commencing 09/08/2021 – In The News

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IPCC Report Casts Somber Outlook on Global Warming A report released this week by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said that human activity is changing the climate in unprecedented and sometimes irreversible ways. The landmark study warns of increasingly extreme heatwaves, droughts and flooding, and temperature limits agreed under the Paris […]

Working at Height: Back to Basics

Everyone knows that working at height is a hazard. Common knowledge, however, often breeds complacency. This blog post is intended as a reminder of the basics of working at height safely, including regulations, HSE advice and an unmissable training offer! What is ‘Working at Height’? “Work at height means work in any place where, if […]

Week Commencing 12/10/2020 – In The News

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New Research Blog Posted! We have published a new research blog on our blog as part of our Hazard of the Month, Machinery Failure! This blog post focuses on the HSE’s stance on keeping your equipment maintenance and testing up-to-date during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the importance of this. For this month only, […]

Fire Door Safety Week 21 – 27 September

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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 06/07/2020 – In The News

One Dead and Several Injured After Crane Collapse An 85-year-old woman has died and several others have been injured after a 20-metre crane collapsed on houses in East London. On Wednesday afternoon, the crane fell onto houses and a block of flats which were being built in London. The woman was found on the first floor of […]

Moving Plant & Machinery Safely

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What is Plant? (Hint, it’s not a flower)  Plant is machinery that processes material by way of a mechanical action which: Cuts, drills, punches or grinds Presses forms, hammers, joins or moulds material Combines, mixes, sorts, packages, assembles, knits, or moulds material Plant also includes lifts, cranes, tractors, earth moving equipment, pressure equipment, hoists, powered mobile plant, plant that […]

Fire Prevention Strategies

In our research blogs, WA Management will be helping you to recognise and manage the risks and hazards that are common in the workplace. With Fire as our featured Hazard of the Month, this blog will cover the key facts related to workplace fire safety including methods to keep your office protected from this hazard. […]

Week commencing 22nd July – In the News

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Health and safety concerns over heatwave As we are certain you are aware, this week saw the UK reach record-breaking scorching temperatures. With increased temperature and sunlight exposure, many health and safety specialists took the opportunity to highlight some of the hazards of working in the heat. Ranging from suitable thermal comfort levels in offices […]