Ensure Ladder Jobs are Carried Out Safely

Ladders are often useful pieces of equipment for short-term, low risk jobs, but serious (if not fatal) accidents can occur if they are not used correctly. Take the time before starting any job to check that your ladder procedures are fit for purpose. Tips to Ensure Ladder Jobs are Carried Out Safely Do a risk […]

Understanding Stress

Understand what “stress” really means Stress is something which we will all experience at different times in our lives. It will occur when we perceive that we are experiencing levels of pressure that we find difficult to cope with (ie either too much or too little pressure). A certain level of pressure, or challenge, is […]

Don’t Ignore HSE Advice or Notices

It is imperative that you always comply with any enforcement given by the HSE, if directors and company owners fail to do so they could end up with a prison sentence. Tips to Ensure Your Premises are Safe for Workers and Members of the Public Check the boundaries of your premises to ensure that there […]

Help Prevent Crushing Injuries in the Workplace

Unfortunately, there are many cases each year whereby workers receive crushing injuries by doors and other equipment on work premises. Take the time to review your risk assessments and procedures to ensure that you have identified and suitably controlled this risk. Tips to Help Prevent Crushing Injuries in the Workplace Do a risk assessment to […]

Legionella Obligation

There is a legal obligation to carry out a legionella risk assessment of the water services in any work place or business connected premise! If you choose not to follow the HSE’s ACOP, and you do not carry out a legionella risk assessment to cover the water services in your work place then you may […]

Ensure Safe Construction Sites and Premises

Each year, two or three children alone die after gaining access to construction sites when they shouldn’t have been able to enter them in the first place. Take action today to ensure that your premises are secure. 6 Tips to Help Ensure Safe Construction Sites and Premises Walk the perimeter of your site and work […]

Tips to Consider When Undertaking Risk Assessments

Risk assessment forms the basis of good health and safety management in the workplace. Make sure you take the time to ensure that your assessments are effective and that the necessary measures are taken to protect your employees and any others on the premises. Tips to Consider When Undertaking Risk Assessments: When starting to do […]

Tips to Ensure a Safe Environment for Contractors and Others Affected by Joint Work Activities

Tips to Ensure a Safe Environment for Contractors and Others Affected by Joint Work Activities 1. Undertake a joint risk assessment with all parties involved in the work and make it site specific. Look at environmental factors such as ground conditions, utility cables that are present, and any other hazards that could cause a problem. […]