Health & Safety at work

  1. Do You Operate or Manage a Warehouse? Did you know that over the last few years, warehouse injuries and deaths have increased, making it a serious safety concern for workers. This article is intended to highlight the need for effective Health and Safety Management in warehouses. No matter the nature of your business or the […]

  2. ISO 45001 Overview ISO 45001 is an international standard that establishes a robust framework for managing occupational health and safety (OHS) risks. This standard provides organisations of all sizes with a systematic approach to improving their OHS performance and protecting workers. At the core of ISO 45001 is the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology, which helps organisations […]

  3. Nut allergies are a significant health concern for many individuals, and even minimal exposure to nuts or nut particles can lead to severe allergic reactions, including life-threatening anaphylaxis. This article aims to provide crucial information on creating a health and safety working environment for employees with nut allergies. Legal Framework for Nut Allergies While there […]

  4. Amidst the hustle and bustle of daily operations, the risks from Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) and Whole-Body Vibration Syndrome (WBVS), often go unnoticed. These conditions, caused by prolonged exposure to vibrating tools and machinery, can seriously harm workers’ health. For employers, understanding and addressing these risks is crucial. This article aims to provide you […]

  5. Overview:In the UK, embalming falls under regulations related to the handling of human remains and the control of substances hazardous to health. While there is not specific legislation solely for embalming, the practice is typically regulated by various laws and guidelines. Here are some key aspects to consider: It is essential for employers and employees […]

  6. We are all familiar with ‘COSHH,’ the Control of Substances, Hazardous to Health Regulations. These are the regulations that regulate the legal requirement of employers, employees and others to control the risks of exposure to harmful substances at work including those that are airborne causing harm by way of inhalation. Lots of different jobs across […]

  7. This month we are looking into the health and safety requirements and provisions of swimming pools.  Swimming pools come in many different shapes, sizes, depths and industries.  These can include but are not limited to: *This article is not intended for private swimming pools in domestic premises that are not used for reward or hire, […]