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Driving for Work in Winter

Driving for Work in Winter

The Meteorological Office inform us that Winter 2022 starts on Wednesday 21st December and ends on Monday 20th March 2023 but why wait for winter to start, plan ahead and prepare now for all driving at work activities. In adverse weather the hazards associated with driving for work intensify significantly. In winter especially, darker, shorter […]

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Slips and Trips at Work | Wet Weather Guidance

Slips and Trips at Work | Wet Weather Guidance

It’s that time of year when the days get shorter and the temperature drops and quite often, we see more rain and wind. The aim of this article is to discuss wet weather conditions, how they can affect businesses and the duties employers must undertake to manage the risks of slips and trips at work. […]

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Exercise Ball Safety at Work

Exercise Ball Safety at Work

We all strive for that superior posture and other health improvements and this has led to the widespread use of exercise balls, also known as fitness or stability balls. There is much documented comment plus anecdotal evidence, mainly from fitness companies and product providers, promoting the health benefits of using exercise balls. This increased usage […]

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Fire Door Retainer | Dorgard | A Fire Door Safety Guide

Fire Door Retainer | Dorgard | A Fire Door Safety Guide

We review the key role of a fire door retainer as part of your fire safety measures, and provide practical guidance about the 2015 Code of Practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Dorgard Fire Door Retainer Guidance Can the Dorgard Fire Door Retainer operate at only one decibel level? Dorgard’s react to a […]

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Workplace Wellbeing | An Essential Health and Safety Guide

Workplace Wellbeing | An Essential Health and Safety Guide

Wellbeing is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “the state of being or doing well in life; happy, healthy, or prosperous condition; moral or physical welfare (of a person or community).” Furthermore, positive working environments and avoidance of chronic stress are fundamental for workplace wellbeing. By ensuring that the work environment is safe, that […]

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Welfare Facilities Requirements | Your Health & Safety Guide

Welfare Facilities Requirements | Your Health & Safety Guide

The aim of this article is to provide guidance on the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 and what employers are required to do to meet their obligations under these regulations. These regulations apply to most workplaces, however, for those working on construction sites it is slightly different, as they are governed by the […]

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Winter Safety for Construction Sites | An Essential Safety Guide

Winter Safety for Construction Sites | An Essential Safety Guide

The Construction Sector is one of the most dangerous industries in the UK. This article provides guidance about winter safety for construction sites, and whilst it’s primarily aimed at construction businesses may also be informative to other organisations who have employees working outside. Winter Safety for Construction Sites The HSE report that there were 40 […]

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Health and Safety for Design and Technology | Code of Practice

Health and Safety for Design and Technology | Code of Practice

The aim of this article is to provide guidance on the Health and Safety for Design and Technology in Educational and Similar Establishments – Code of Practice, BS 4163:2021, by addressing and informing you of the key information and how it applies to organisations. Our article is aimed at educational and similar establishments, but may […]

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