November 06, 2019

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What is a hazard?

What is a hazard
 

Hazard is a word that you hear a lot when discussing health and safety.

It can cover a wide variety of things; let’s cover this in more detail so you know what to do with the hazards in your workplace.

 

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October 23, 2019

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What is Hand-Arm Vibration?

What is Hand-Arm Vibration?
 
Each year, approximately 3,000 new claims for Industrial Injury Disablement Benefit are made in relation to vibration white finger and vibration-related carpal tunnel syndrome.
 
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September 25, 2019

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What is DCM?

What is DCM?

Also known as Methylene Chloride, Dichloromethane (DCM) is a colourless, volatile liquid which is widely used as a solvent and it used in many products such as paint strippers.

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August 14, 2019

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What are Abrasive Wheels?

What are Abrasive Wheels
 
Nearly half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels are due to an unsafe system of work or operator error.
 
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April 22, 2019

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What is Lone Working?

Lone working

Although it is usually perfectly safe to work alone, there are many risks which can affect lone workers, particularly those in high-risk industries.

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April 17, 2019

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What is Legionella?

Legionella 

Employers and those with responsibility for the control of premises (including landlords) have legal duties in regards to Legionella.

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April 10, 2019

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What is Manual Handling?

What is Manual Handling 

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 place responsibilities on employers to implement control measures to minimise the risks involved with manual handling.

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April 10, 2019

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Common Hazards in the Workplace

Common hazards in the workplace 

In this article we will highlight some of the most common hazards found in the workplace, and by identifying them you can ensure you implement suitable control measures to minimise the risks associated with them.

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October 29, 2018

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Minimise workplace nightmares this Halloween!

Halloween Health and Safety

At first glance, health and safety can seem a bit like Halloween. There are things that can lurk around corners and go bump in the night (and the day).

In reality, health and safety is usually just misunderstood.

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May 23, 2018

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PPE Regulation Update

 

On the 21st April 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will come into force and replace the old PPE Directive 89/686/EEC.

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