Tag: Unsafe Working Conditions

Week Commencing 16/11/2020 – In The News

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Moderna Covid Vaccine Shows Nearly 95% Protection A new vaccine that protects against Covid-19 is nearly 95% effective, early data from US company Moderna shows. The results come hot on the heels of similar results from Pfizer, and add to growing confidence that vaccines can help end the pandemic. The trial involved 30,000 people in […]

Week Commencing 09/11/2020 – In The News

A worker driving a forklift with products on.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine found to be 90% effective The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90% effective in preventing people from getting the virus. Phase 3 of Pfizer’s trial involved 43,538 participants from six countries. They received two doses of either the immunisation or a placebo, with 90% […]

Week Commencing 02/11/2020 – In The News

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New Hazard of the Month! WA Management’s new Hazard of the Month for November is ‘Driving’! This month we will be keeping you safe on the roads, especially with the darker and colder nights this autumn. In addition to tailored blog posts in relation to the hazard, we also have 10% off our ‘Driving Safely‘ […]

Safety Spotlight – Abrasive Wheels & Lock Out, Tag Out

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For the month of October, we are putting in the spotlight two key areas relating to our Hazard of the Month, Machinery Failure. Abrasive Wheels Accident statistics indicate that nearly half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels occur because of an unsafe system of work or operator error. Therefore, it is crucial that the user is […]

Week Commencing 19/10/2020 – In The News

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

IOSH Leading Safely Courses Running Soon! WA Management are pleased to announce we will soon be running an IOSH Leading Safely training course, both in-person and remotely! The Leading Safely course gives anyone with leadership responsibility the practical knowledge and the strategic solutions for sustainable business advantage through good safety and health practice. Keep an […]

Preventing Machinery Failure

The Effect of Coronavirus on Equipment Testing and Examination During the coronavirus pandemic, the HSE has made it clear they understand businesses may find it difficult to carry out their legal duty to do thorough examination and testing of equipment. It may be difficult to complete thorough examination and testing on time during the pandemic […]

Week Commencing 05/10/2020 – In The News

A man completing work in a factory with protective gloves on.

Asbestos Training in the Construction Industry Sinks to 5 Year Low The coronavirus pandemic has seen the numbers of workers undertaking asbestos training drop by over 66%. Despite the re-opening of construction sites in May, the number of workers undertaking asbestos training courses continues to remain well below average and are at their lowest level […]

Week Commencing 28/09/2020 – In The News

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New Hazard of the Month! WA Management are pleased to announce that our hazard of the month for October will be Machinery Failure! We will be helping you to make sure you keep up-to-date with your inspections so that your equipment remains in the best condition, especially when this may have been neglected during lockdown! As […]

Week Commencing 31/08/2020 – In The News

An abandoned woodened house that looks like it has been demolished.

New Hazard of the Month Announced! WA Management are pleased to announce that our hazard of the month for September is Fire! We will be focusing on Fire Safety measures throughout the month, especially to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week during 21st – 27th September. Make sure you are following all our social media […]

Week Commencing 24/08/2020 – In The News

Ice loss in Greenland

Building Contractor Fined After Fall From Height Brebner and Williamson Limited has been fined following an incident where John Niven, a self-employed subcontractor fell 15 feet from a youngman board, which had been used to create a temporary platform. He sustained multiple fractures and a brain injury. On 29 July 2016 Mr Niven was working […]