Wellbeing Week: Taking the time to protect your team

As we’ve discussed in our previous post on 24/7 safety, it’s been estimated that the average home is around ten times more dangerous than the workplace. With that in mind, it’s not hard to see why businesses up and down the country are beginning to take safety outside of work seriously. In this post, we... Continue Reading →

Risk Assessment goes to Hollywood

Moviemaking can be exciting and lucrative, but beneath the glitz and glamour lies unique risk. Indeed, the idea of someone hanging on to the side of an Airbus 400 as it takes off is probably a health and safety professional’s worst nightmare. Equally, driving an armoured truck in to the lobby of a crowded Las... Continue Reading →

Home is where the heart is: The benefits of keeping training In-House

We’ve all been there - standing on the platform while the train gets later and later until finally the departure board flashes a single, ominous word: Cancelled. We all recognise that desperate scramble to make alternate arrangements, calling taxis, sprinting for buses, texting and ringing colleagues to apologise that we’re running late. And you can... Continue Reading →

Back to School: A Machinery Safety Refresher

Sunshine, easy commutes and alfresco dining, just some of the many joys the summer break can offer. And yet the heat is subsiding, the mornings are darker and that glorious trip abroad all but a distant memory – it must be time to go back to school. Well, perhaps not school, although the return to work after... Continue Reading →

I can see clearly now

Remember when you were learning to drive and you had to identify number plates on other cars? When was the last time you tried to do it? If you’re a driver, it is vital to have regular eye tests.  As we get older, eyesight can deteriorate.  Aside from being a hazard to both yourself and... Continue Reading →

Bigger not better: preparing for a GROWING challenge with Safer People Handling

According to NHS data, 62% of adults in England are now classified as overweight or obese, compared to 53% 20 years ago. More than two-thirds of men and almost 6 in 10 women are overweight or obese. While this brings with it a raft of health problems in its own right, it also has major implications for caregivers.... Continue Reading →

Take a break

A recent survey has revealed that 92% of visitors are happy with the motorway service stations they visit in the UK. Motorway services can help prevent accidents and serious injuries. Taking a regular break during a long drive is vital and helps prevent accidents.

Cut costs, not corners with IOSH – Managing Safely

Sometimes cutting corners for the sake of a few pounds can actually wind up costing you a lot more time and money then you ever could have imagined, especially when it comes to health and safety. More often than not businesses keep revising their goals to increase profitability and as a result, workers start looking... Continue Reading →

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