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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have released their latest statistics on workplace safety, and they make for sobering reading.  It’s clear that injuries and illnesses in the workplace are still a major issue in the UK.  Our handy infographic gives you all the key facts and figures:

 

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You can read the full statistics HERE

You can now check out our full of range of 2017 training courses HERE

Our essential manual handling infographic is packed full of top tips to help ensure you and your colleagues stay safe when lifting objects.  So if your job requires any manual handling activity, there’s something here for you…

tc3110-infographic-tips-for-manual-handling-v3You can see our full range of people handling courses HERE

Winter is on its way, and with it come the most treacherous driving conditions of the year.  Drivers need to take into account anything from frost to heavy snow. So, we’ve put together a handy myth busting guide to give you some top winter driving tips – offering advice on skidding, snow, fog and much more.  Continue Reading »

Health and safety law in the UK has been 200 years in the making, and for 60 of these years RoSPA has encouraged organisations to share their success across the world. Through the awards network, RoSPA influences health and safety standards affecting almost 2.5 mihealth-and-safety-award-no-sponsored-by-text-rgbllion employees globally, a real contribution to reducing the impact of work-related injuries and ill-health. When organisations enter our awards they tend to stay part of our vibrant awards community, pivotal in improving health and safety standards, wherever you work and live.

In this short post, Dr Karen McDonnell, our occupational safety and health policy adviser, explores some of the reasons organisations come back to the RoSPA Awards time and time again…

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The construction sector accounts for just 5% of employees in Britain, yet it accounts for 27% of all fatal injuries to employees, many of which result from falls. However, it’s not just construction workers who are at risk when working at height…  In fact, working at height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries full-stop, with common cases including falls from ladders or through fragile roofs. That’s why this oshtober-twitter-infographic-images-04year’s #OSHtober is focussed on working at height and raising awareness of the dangers. Continue Reading »

More than a million British businesses and 10 million workers are estimated to carry out jobs involving some form of work at height every year. Falls are one of the biggest causes ooshtober-twitter-bannerf death and serious injury at work. That’s why this year’s #OSHtober focussed on working at height and raising awareness of the dangers. In this article, we look at some of the common questions relating to working at height.

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