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  1. According to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics there were 147 fatal injuries to workers and 69,208 non-fatal injuries to employees reported by employers in 2018/2019. Each year, the HSE and Local Authorities target key industries and problem areas to help reduce these figures further and where appropriate will take the necessary enforcement action. We […]

  2. The HSE have recently announced that they will be visiting waste and recycling organisations throughout the country. The recycling and waste industry has one of the highest rates of workplace injuries and the HSE are proactively targeting their recycling sector site inspections to look at how health and safety can be improved to ensure the […]

  3. With that time of year almost upon us, the Safety Team at Wirehouse have put together some key tips about workplace Christmas decorations and keeping safe. By following simple safety precautions you can ensure that your employees enjoy the festive period and your business is protected from unwanted hazards. Putting up Workplace Christmas Decorations | […]

  4. With many retailers already revealing their Black Friday deals it’s set to be bigger and crazier than ever this year. What are the issues affecting UK businesses on Black Friday 2019 ? We review 3 key HR challenges facing employers and provide practical guidance to help you manage your staff. Get in touch with our […]

  5. Driving licence revocation by the DVLA on medical grounds has reached a five year peak last year with more than 73,000 drivers having their licences withdrawn – a 50 per cent increase compared to 2014. Research by car selling site Motorway.co.uk, which analysed DVLA data, found that alcohol was the main reason for driving licence […]

  6. Its essential for everyone working in the Education Sector to have effective measures in place when managing safety in schools. Not only to minimise the health and safety risks to children, but also for employees and school visitors. Need help with any specific health and safety issues in your school? With years of expertise in […]

  7. The Department of Health reports that 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health issue at some point in our lives. The CIPD report stress as one of the most common causes of both long and short term absence from work. On World Mental Health Day 2019 we review the key issues surrounding […]

  8. Fire doors are an essential barrier to help you with the safe evacuation of a premises but that is only if they are of the correct specification, have been correctly installed and are maintained. This year the Fire Door Safety Week campaign is entering its seventh consecutive year. The week long campaign runs from the […]