Tag: Risk Assessment

Week Commencing 03/06/2024 – In The News

Seven hospitalised after fire at construction site Seven people have been hospitalised after a fire broke out at a construction site in east London. Ten fire engines and about 70 firefighters were called to the blaze near Silvertown Way in Canning Town just after 08:20 BST, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) said. One person was rescued […]

Week Commencing 27/05/2024 – In The News

JUSE and CQI sign collaboration agreement The Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) and the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Providing the basis for future collaboration, CQI CEO, Vince Desmond, said, “There are big opportunities for the quality community to help organisations create new value, especially in the rapidly […]

Eye Protection Toolbox Talk

This blog can be delivered to your staff as a Toolbox Talk. If you require a specific Toolbox Talk for your workplace, please feel free to get in touch. Reason: On average, 1,000 injuries to people’s eyes occur every day: 75% by impact, 10% by ingress of foreign bodies (dust) and 15% by burns or […]

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Site Inductions

Site inductions are a vital part of construction site safety, and play an important role in building site risk management. Keep reading to learn the essentials, including who site inductions should be attended by, what a construction site induction should include, and more. 1. What a site induction is Like any type of induction, a […]

Week Commencing 06/05/2024 – In The News

Report highlights demanding health and safety workloads New legislation and an increased focus on best practice are leading to heavier workloads and excess pressure on property and facilities managers, according to a new report from health, safety and property compliance firm William Martin. When compiling its first annual property compliance report, the firm examined data […]

Safety Spotlight: PPE and Site Induction

As part of May’s Hazard of the Month, Outsourcing, we’re highlighting two key areas: PPE and Site Induction. PPE Choosing the right personal protective equipment for the job is essential. However, what is equally as important is where your PPE is supplied from – any PPE you purchase must comply with product supply legislation. Regulation 2016/425 […]

Week Commencing 29/04/2024 – In The News

Entertainment safety whitepaper aims to “proactively address risk” Safe Elephant, entertainment safety consultants, have released an industry safety whitepaper called: “Improving Risk Communication in Film and TV”, which they hope can improve safety practices in the sector. Entertainment health and safety holds “unique challenges”, Safe Elephant said, and the whitepaper aims to be a tool […]

Health and Safety Culture: The Importance of a Code of Conduct

Behavioural management and workplace culture play a significant role in in the health and safety of a business. There are many ways in which a company can build a positive health and safety culture in the workplace, but a good start is something every business should have – a Code of Conduct. Why is a […]

Top 10 Tips for Improving Safety Culture in The Workplace

Achieving a positive safety culture can significantly improve company risk management, leading to fewer accidents, increased productivity, and an improved work environment. Keep reading for WA Management’s top tips in improving the safety culture in your workplace. 1. Implement a comprehensive Health and Safety Policy A Health and Safety Policy is the foundation of a […]

Risk Assessing Working at Height Tasks

Working at height is the biggest single cause of serious and fatal injuries within the construction industry – especially on smaller projects. Over 60% of deaths during work at height involve falls from scaffolds, ladders, roof edges and working platform, and through fragile roofs or rooflights, it is essential this risk is assessed thoroughly. What […]