The importance of correct festive viewing

In an age where streaming services, digital downloads and catch-up tv reign supreme, it’s quite surprising that the Christmas Day tradition of congregating around the ‘box’ (let alone the same room) to watch live programming endures. For most of us it’s as good a time as any to throw on those festive slippers, open the... Continue Reading →

Chemical romance: 9 reasons you should learn to love COSHH

Be honest now. Some regulations can feel like a drag – bureaucratic hoops that you’re forced to jump through. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations are not like that though - rather, they are a vital and in some cases lifesaving necessity for all businesses. After all, COSHH covers hazardous substances that... Continue Reading →

Brexit vigilance still needed on health and safety

New regulations, ‘The Health and Safety (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018’, were laid before Parliament on July 24. They will come into force on the day the UK exits the European Union (EU) and are designed to ensure continuity of legal protection for workers and others from work-related risks. In consequence several people are arguing... Continue Reading →

#OSHtober: 13 spooky tips for driving on Halloween night

The nights are drawing in, and driving in the dark is part of everyday life.  The problem is that whether it’s morning or not, driving in the dark reduces your ability to judge and estimate speed and distance and to assess accurately the position of oncoming traffic. Plus, your body naturally slows down at night... Continue Reading →

HSE: Scary Statistics

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated its latest statistics on workplace safety, and they make for scary reading as workplace illness and injuries remain a major problem for the UK. In honour of Halloween, we've put together a 'scary' infographic to give you all the key facts: If you want to read HSE's full breakdown of... Continue Reading →

2,4,6,8 Motorway

Motorways are the safest type of road, but also the least forgiving, due to their higher speeds. Dangerous situations develop quickly; vehicles travel much further before drivers even start to react. If you drive too close to the vehicle in front, or forget to use your mirrors before moving out, it could be disastrous. So... Continue Reading →

Driven to distraction

Driving requires your full concentration all of the time. Trying to do something else while driving will distract you, slow your reactions and make a crash more likely. So what are the main distractions we encounter when behind the wheel and how can you steer clear of them…   Mobile Phones Using a handheld or... Continue Reading →

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