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 […]

Safety Spotlight: Code of Conduct and Communication Skills

As part of April’s Hazard of the Month, Behavioural Management, we’re highlighting two key areas: Code of Conduct and Communication Skills. Code of Conduct A code of conduct outlines what leaders expect in behaviour throughout the company, covering integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, professionalism, and competence. It fosters a positive work environment, guiding employees on how to interact […]

Fragile Roofs 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, seven people are killed each year after falling through a fragile roof or fragile roof light. Many others suffer a permanent disabling injury. […]

Working at Height Safety Equipment

Working at height remains one of the highest risk activities at work in the UK. HSE statistics show that in 2022/23 135 people were killed in work-related accidents in the UK, of these the highest proportion came from a falls from height, in which 40 people were killed. Work at height means work in any […]

Week Commencing 11/03/2024 – In The News

Preventable fall lands fine A company and its director have been fined after an employee was injured from a fall during the construction of eight new houses in Lichfield, Staffordshire. The man, employed by Alba Construction (Midlands) Limited, had been working in one of the new properties on the former site of The Greyhound Inn […]

10 Workplace Hazards You Should Be Risk Assessing

When you think of risk assessments, the image that comes to mind may be a construction site or a manufacturing warehouse – but the truth is, all workplaces have hazards, and all of these should be assessed accordingly. Keep reading to learn more about common hazards you should be assessing in your workplace. 1. Display […]

RPE for Asbestos Protection

Proper asbestos protection is essential – conditions caused by asbestos exposure is responsible for approximately 5,000 deaths in the UK every year. While personal protective equipment (PPE) for asbestos includes a number of necessary components, this blog will focus on RPE. What does RPE stand for in PPE? Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is a specific […]

Updates to First aid at work: Guidance on regulations (L74)

This blog breaks down the changes made in the most recent update to first aid at work guidance. These updates do not change what is required to comply with the law. Mental Health The updates to the guidance emphasise employers’ responsibilities to take account of employees’ mental health when conducting their first aid needs assessment. […]

Top 10 Tips for COSHH Safety in the Workplace

Any substance with the capacity to inflict harm in any form is defined as hazardous. According to COSHH, hazardous substances are defined as those that are corrosive, explosive, toxic, or capable of oxidizing. Almost every UK workplace will use substances that pose potential health hazards. Therefore making sure that employees can recognize such substances and […]

Top 10 Tips for Encouraging Healthy Habits in the Workplace

Healthy habits in the workplace can have a positive effect on not only the individuals within the business, but across the whole organisation. A health-conscious workplace is more likely to have happy, healthy, and productive employees who are able to strike a good balance between work and their personal lives. 1. Encourage all annual leave […]