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Coronavirus Fit to Work Assessment

Coronavirus Fit to Work Assessment

This article has been prepared to help you complete a Coronavirus Fit To Work assessment of an employee who wants to return to work after displaying symptoms of COVID-19, or is in the vulnerable category of workers. We have been very busy over recent weeks supporting our clients in managing their health, safety and welfare… Continue Reading

Coronavirus – what should employers do now?

Coronavirus – what should employers do now?

The coronavirus outbreak throws up numerous employment law issues, including questions about travel, health and safety concerns and discrimination claim risks. From staff who refuse to attend work despite being well, to those who refuse to stay home when sick, what do employers need to know? About the coronavirus A virus causing severe lung disease… Continue Reading

Back in Business

Back in Business

First and foremost, we hope you, your family and your business are all OK and are coming through what must be a very challenging time. This has been, and still is, an incredibly difficult and uncertain time for businesses, and we sincerely hope that yours has survived and will come out of all this in… Continue Reading

5 Key steps to developing effective workplace safety procedures

5 Key steps to developing effective workplace safety procedures

If you’re an employer of any size, it’s important to prioritize workplace health and safety in order to protect both your employees and your financial assets. Poor working practice is not only a drain upon efficiency but also a hidden drain on your costs. According to self-reports submitted to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) more than… Continue Reading

Asbestos

Asbestos

This will give you information on where you will find asbestos, how it can affect you and hazardous work. Where you will find asbestos Insulation and sprayed coatings used for: • boilers, plant and pipework hidden in under floor ducting • fire protection to steelwork, hidden behind false ceilings • thermal and acoustic insulation of… Continue Reading

Safe use of Ladders and Stepladders Course

Safe use of Ladders and Stepladders Course

If you use ladders as part of your job, then this is a great course to help you make the right choices and to ensure that your company is adhering to the current legislation (Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Working at Height Regulations 2005). Continue Reading

Manual Handling Course

Manual Handling Course

Manual handling is one of the leading causes of injury in the workplace and can lead to the development of long term Musculoskeletal Disorders. Continue Reading

Implications of Stress in The Workplace

Implications of Stress in The Workplace

“According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in 2014/15, 440,000 people in the UK reported work-related stress at a level they believed was making them ill. That’s 40% of all work-related illness.” Continue Reading

IOSH VS NEBOSH

IOSH VS NEBOSH

SPOTLIGHT IS ON – IOSH VS NEBOSH
People often ask us about the difference between IOSH and NEBOSH, i Continue Reading

HSE Warn Schools not to use Heatproof Mats

HSE Warn Schools not to use Heatproof Mats

Secondary schools across the UK are starting the new school year with a warning not to use their stock of heatproof mats used with Bunsen burners after the HSE discovered that two major suppliers had illegally sold mats containing asbestos. Continue Reading

Health & Safety in The Garden

Health & Safety in The Garden

As Spring rolls into Summer the number of jobs in the garden always seems to grow. So, before you head out and tackle those hedges and plant beds, why not read our top 5 gardening health & safety tips: Continue Reading

What to Expect from a Risk Assessment Course

What to Expect from a Risk Assessment Course

If you have any role in the health and safety of your company, you will no doubt have heard of a risk assessment. Perhaps, it’s maybe a task that you do annually, using a template of the HSE website without much additional thought. Continue Reading

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