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Empty chemical containers?

Empty chemical containers?

Our article discusses what steps you need to take in order to comply with COSHH regulations regarding your used and empty chemical...Read More...

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Safety signs & signals regulations

This pdf file describes in full the safety signs and signals regulations, provides in depth information for employers...Read More...

Industrial Fan Heating Benefits

Industrial Fan Heating Benefits

In this article we discuss industrial fan heaters, their place within the workplace and...Read More...

Guidance Regarding Escape Routes

A Guide Regarding Escape Routes

This section provides further guidance on the general principles that apply to escape routes and provides examples of typical escape route... Read More...


Fantastic Tips On Housekeeping

Slips and trips are the most common cause of major injuries at work. Around 90% of these are broken bones. The costs to industry are... Read More...

First Aid At Work Knowledge

First Aid At Work Knowledge

This article answers some basic questions about first-aid provision at work., It is aimed at employers in small and medium-sized workplaces... Read More...

Your complete guidance to COSHH

Your complete guidance to COSHH

This article describes how to control hazardous substances at work, so they do not cause ill health. It will help you understand what you... Read More...

Risk Assessments In The Workplace

Risk Assessments At Work

As part of managing the health and safety of your business, you must control the risks in your workplace. To do this you... Read More...

Guide To Dealing With Asbestos

Guide To Dealing With Asbestos

The Regulations came into force on 6 April 2012, updating and replacing the previous 2006 law. They contain new requirements for certain... Read More...

Workplace Health Safety & Welfare

Workplace Health Safety & Welfare

The book includes the Regulations in full, as well as the Approved Code of Practice and guidance. It will help employers understand... Read More...

Your Guide To Working At Height

Your Guide To Working At Height

This brief guide describes what you, as an employer, need to do to protect your employees from falls from height. It will also be useful to... Read More...

Maintaining Portable Appliances

Maintaining Portable Appliances

This guidance is for managers, electricians, technicians and users and gives sensible advice on maintaining portable electrical... Read More...

Dealing With Electricity At Work

Dealing With Electricity At Work

The guidance covers the key elements to consider when devising safe working practices and is for people who carry out work on or near... Read More...

Low Voltage Electrical Systems

Low Voltage Electrical Systems

This general series guidance note is aimed at people (including electricians, electrical contractors, test supervisors, technicians... Read More...

Electricity At Work Regulations

Electricity At Work Regulations

It sets out the Regulations and gives technical and legal guidance on them. The purpose of this guidance is to highlight the nature... Read More...

Guidance Regarding Display Screens

Guidance Regarding Display Screens

This Article describes how you can comply with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992. These regulations... Read More...

Manual Handling Assessments Guide

Manual Handling Assessments Guide

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), including manual handling injuries, are the most common type of occupational... Read More...

Dealing With Noise At Work

Dealing With Noise At Work

Loud noise at work can damage people’s hearing and lead to risks to safety. This article explains what you, as an employer, need to do... Read More...

Gas Installations Safety Guidance

Gas Installations Safety Guidance

This Approved Code of Practice and guidance gives practical advice on the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations. It is for anyone... Read More...

Managing Health & Safety In Construction

Managing Health & Safety In Construction

What each duty holder must or should do to comply with the law to ensure projects are carried out in a way that secures health and safety... Read More...

Managing Microbiological Laboratories

Managing Microbiological Laboratories

This guidance from the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens gives detailed technical information on the design... More...

Operating Safe Chemical Reaction Processes

Operating Safe Chemical Reaction Processes

This publication is aimed at small to medium-sized chemical manufacturing companies using batch and semi-batch processes to produce... Read More...

Controlling Airborne Contaminants At Work

Controlling Airborne Contaminants At Work

This guidance will also help suppliers of LEV, managers, trade union and employee safety representatives... Read More...

Traffic Signs

Why traffic signs?

Clear and efficient signing is an essential part of highway and traffic engineering and a road with poor signing or with badly maintained signs is...Read More...

Staff Attendance Boards

Staff Attendance Boards

Your employees within your business are vital to the day-to-day operations of your business, what is important to the business...Read More...

Ladder Safety...Step Up To Safety

Ladder Safety...Step Up To Safety

Using Ladders This article is for employers on the simple, sensible precautions they should take to keep people safe...Read More...

Need Building Work Done?

Need Building Work Done?

Then Read This First!...Following the simple steps in this article will help you meet your responsibilities as a client and ensure construction work...Read More...

Controlling Ventilation In Kitchens

Controlling Ventilation In Kitchens

This article is aimed at employers in the catering and hospitality industry and gives guidance on ventilation....Read More...

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Carbon Monoxide In Kitchens

This article covers the safe use of solid fuel appliances – such as tandoori ovens and wood-fired pizza ovens in commercial kitchens It is concerned mainly with the risks...Read More...

The Dangers Of Power-Lines

The Dangers Of Power-Lines

Every year people at work are killed or seriously injured when they come into contact with live overhead electricity power lines. These incidents often involve...Read More...

Carry Out An Ariel Tree Rescue

Carry Out An Ariel Tree Rescue

This article covers the safe working practices to be used by those involved in aerial tree rescue, a minimum of two people should be present during all tree-climbing...Read More...

Guide To Maintaining A Chainsaw

Guide To Maintaining A Chainsaw

Proper maintenance is essential if a chainsaw is to be safe to use and will provide protection against ill health from excessive noise and vibration. Maintain the saw....Read More...

Operating Chainsaws At Work

Operating Chainsaws At Work

This article gives guidance on using portable, hand-held, petrol-engine chainsaws at work. It is aimed at employers, the self-employed and those who control...Read More...

Use Of Floor Cleaning Equipment

Use Of Floor Cleaning Equipment

Wet vacuum cleaner - effective at cleaning up liquid spills. This is more effective on smooth floors which can be left completely dry. Dry vacuum cleaner - effective...Read More...

Avoiding Workplace Slips And Trips

Avoiding Workplace Slips And Trips

Slips and trips are the most common cause of major injuries at work. Around 90% of these are broken bones. The costs to industry are substantial...Read More...

Who Needs Health And Safety?

Who Needs Health And Safety?

You do!...Whether you are an employer or self-employed, are you sure that you’re up to date with how to identify the hazards...Read More...

Safety Precautions For All Gas Engineers

Safety Guide For All Gas Engineers

Gas engineers should ensure that any appliance they install, or flue to which they connect an appliance, is safe for use...Read More...

Your Guide To Installing Gas Pipes

Your Guide To Installing Gas Pipes

No person shall install any installation pipework in any position in which it cannot be used with safety having regard to the...Read More...

Gas Installations...Your Guide

Gas Installations...Your Guide

No person shall install a gas fitting unless every part of it is of good construction and sound material, of adequate strength...Read More...

Guidance For Fitters Who Work With Gas

Help For Fitters Working With Gas

For the purposes of these Regulations, ‘work’ includes do-it-yourself activities, work undertaken as a favour for friends and relatives, and work for...Read More...

Exactly Who Is Exempt From First Aid Training?

Exempt From First Aid Training?

Which health professionals are exempt from a qualification in first aid? Provided they can demonstrate current knowledge and skills in first aid...Read More...

Selecting Your First Aid Personnel

Selecting Your First Aid Personnel

Where the first-aid assessment identifies a need for people to be available for rendering first aid, the employer should ensure that they are provided...Read More...

First Aid Goods In The Workplace

First Aid Goods In The Workplace

When the assessment of first-aid requirements has been completed, the employer should provide the materials, equipment and facilities needed...Read More...

Your Guide To Hearing Protection

Your Guide To Hearing Protection

Hearing protection should be issued to employees: where extra protection is needed above what has been achieved using noise control...Read More...

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High Noise Levels At Work

Noise at work can cause hearing damage that is permanent and disabling. This can be hearing loss that is gradual because of exposure to noise...Read More...

Carrying Out Works In Public Areas

Carrying Out Works In Public Areas

It is not only workers who are at risk from construction work. Members of the public are killed and seriously injured each year. The dead and...Read More...

Your Guide To PPE Equipment

Your Guide To PPE Equipment

This section gives advice about general personal protective equipment (PPE), which may be required to protect against injury. Hard hats: On almost...Read More...

Safety Information To Prevent Drowning

Safety Advice To Prevent Drowning

There is a risk of drowning when people work beside or above water or have to pass near or across it on their way to or from their workplace...Read More...

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Working In Confined Spaces

Not knowing the dangers of confined spaces has led to the deaths of many workers. Often those killed include not only those working in the...Read More...

Electricity Around Building Sites

Electricity Around Building Sites

Electrical equipment is used on virtually every site. Everyone is familiar with it, but unlike most other hazards, which can be...Read More...

Health And Hazardous Materials

Health And Hazardous Materials

Any hazardous substances that are going to be used, or processes which may produce hazardous materials, should be identified. The risks...Read More...

Demolition And Structural Alteration

Demolition And Structural Alteration

Demolition, dismantling and structural alteration are high-risk activities whose safe execution is complex and technical and where expertise is...Read More...

Groundworkers

Groundworkers Consider This...

Almost all construction work involves some form of excavation (for foundations, drains, sewers etc) and every year people...Read More...

Working With Scaffolding Guide

Working With Scaffolding Guide

Suitable precautions must be taken to prevent falls. General access scaffolds provide a means of working at height while...Read More...

Appointment Of Safety Reps

Appointment Of Safety Reps

For the purposes of section 2(4) of the 1974 Act, a recognised trade union may appoint safety representatives from amongst the employees in all cases where...Read More...

Moving Goods On Building Sites

Moving Goods On Building Sites

Many construction workers are killed or seriously injured during lifting operations because of accidents such as cranes...Read More...

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Construction Site Traffic & Plant

Every year, workers are killed on construction sites by moving vehicles or by vehicles overturning. Many more are seriously...Read More...

PAT Testing...Shocking! News

PAT Testing...Shocking! News

Amongst the most frequent causes of fires at work is faulty electronic instruments. Once in a while most of these fault are not...Read More...

Cleaning Up Your Chemical Spill...The Best Guide

Cleaning Up Your Chemical Spill...The Best Guide

Due to the fact solvents are extremely widely used in businesses and production, contact with theses substances is a...Read More...

Enjoy Your Christmas Party With These Safety Tips

Enjoy Your Christmas Party With These Safety Tips

Whether you look upon the traditional office Christmas party with excitement or dread, Christmas work events are...Read More...

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No Win No Fee Solicitors...How Employers Can Avoid Them

Nobody actually wakes up each morning contemplating getting injured whilst at work. On the contrary, that does not...Read More...

Fire Fighting Equipment...Why Is It Essential For Business?

Fire Fighting Equipment...Why Is It Essential For Business?

It can be worthwhile to run ones own company. Eventually, you are free to do the things you wish to get done. Apart from...Read More...

Advice On non-licensed Work With Asbestos

Advice On non-licensed Work With Asbestos

This article tells employers, managers and sole-traders what to do when they need to work on or near asbestos containing...Read More...

Love BBQ's? Then You Will Love This Article

Love BBQ's? Then You Will Love This Article

Barbecuing has in no way been more desirable ; with the never ending types of barbecues in the marketplace along...Read More...

First Aid Kits And What They Should Contain

First Aid Kits And What They Should Contain

First aid procedures are straightforward, although a lot of people will not agree. This is really mainly due to the fact that...Read More...

Operate A Forklift Truck? Then This Article Is For You

Operate A Forklift Truck? Then This Article Is For You

Forklifts offer a helpful benefit to all of the warehouses as well as loading docks, coupled with the suitability of a forklift on...Read More...

The Importance Of Workplace Fire Awareness Training

The Importance Of Workplace Fire Awareness Training

Many experts have revealed that the perfect time to worry with regards to fire safety is before a fire starts out. Such...Read More...

The Essential Signage For Your Workplace

The Essential Signage For Your Workplace

Did you know what exactly does it signify by green fire safety signs? How about the red signs, blue circles, red circles...Read More...

The Best Of The Workplace Safety Tips

The Best Of The Workplace Safety Tips

Health and safety precautions where you work have in no way been of higher significance. The basic truth is that, though...Read More...

Safety Storage Cabinets And Why You Need Them

Safety Storage Cabinets And Why You Need Them

Risk-free storage of supplies is an imperative component of any specific work environment safe practices program. Correct...Read More...

Emergency Plans Together With Fire Drills

Emergency Plans Together With Fire Drills

We have now all been doing fire drills since we were in traditional grammar school. However in an up-to-date industrial...Read More...

Eight Pointers To Safer Workplaces

Eight Pointers To Safer Workplaces

Each company has to think about its well-being and security issues, and introduce measures to manage the dangers...Read More...

Workplace Fire Detection & Warning Guidance

Workplace Fire Detection & Warning Guidance

A fire in your workplace must be detected quickly and a warning given...Read More...

Escape Route Guidance For Disabled People

Escape Route Guidance For Disabled People

Legislation dealing with the needs of disabled people does not make any...Read More...

The History Of The Foil Blanket

The History Of The Foil Blanket

A space blanket (also known as a Mylar blanket, first aid blanket, safety blanket, thermal blanket or weather blanket...Read More...

The Usage Regarding Display Screen Work-stations

The Usage Regarding Display Screen Work-stations

Within numerous workplaces DSE usage is still traditional desk-bound computers connected to screens, keyboards along...Read More...

How To Deal With Heat Stress This Summer

How To Deal With Heat Stress This Summer

The following post details whatever you, as being an employer, may want to do to safeguard your staff from...Read More...

Dealing With Tinnitus Within The Workplace

Dealing With Tinnitus Within The Workplace

Ringing in the ears is determined as experiencing a noise while virtually no sound exists. Though it normally...Read More...

How To Safely Evacuate UK Public Places

How To Safely Evacuate UK Public Places

An alternative system of interconnected combined manual call points and sounders may be acceptable. If your building...Read More...

Wet & Dry Riser Fire Mains Information

Wet & Dry Riser Fire Mains Information

The rising fire main is an important facility for the fire and rescue service in taller buildings. It consists of an inlet box where...Read More...

Building Fire And Smoke Control Guidance

Building Fire And Smoke Control Guidance

To reduce the risk to people if there is a fire, you need to consider how to control or restrict the spread of fire...Read More...

Heat Detectors Compared To Smoke Detectors

Heat Detectors Compared To Smoke Detectors

Initiating devices are inputs for your fire alarm managed panel that may be activated mechanically or manually...Read More...

Working Safely With Electricity At Work

Working Safely With Electricity At Work

Electricity can kill. Most deaths are caused by contact with overhead or underground power cables. Even non-fatal shocks...Read More...