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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November 28, 2018

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Work-related Stress

Workplace stress 

 At the end of October, the HSE released its annual executive containing statistics on Work Related Stress, Depression or Anxiety 2018.

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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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September 24, 2018

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What is Confined Space?

confined space safety

Confined spaces can present a risk of death or serious from dangerous conditions such as lack of oxygen or extremes in climate, or from using hazardous substances within the space.

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August 16, 2018

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What is Health and Safety?

What is Health and Safety
 

No matter what your job is or what industry you work in, you will no doubt come across health and safety.

What is health and safety, and why should it be at the forefront of everything you do?

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June 06, 2018

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What are Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs)?

 
Where there is electricity, you will find electromagnetic fields (EMFs). The size of these fields depends on the power supplied by the equipment.
 
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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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May 23, 2018

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REACH - What users should do by 31st May

 
REACH stands for the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, and is an EU regulation for the control of chemicals in Europe.
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