Health & Safety Support

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. We wanted to bring your attention an essential item that can help you and your employees stay prepared during emergencies – the Emergency Grab Bag. The HSE (Health and Safety Executive), the regulatory body responsible for promoting health and safety in the workplace in the UK, does not have a specific view or official guidance […]

  6. Overview of RAAC Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) gained prominence in the construction industry due to its unique blend of lightweight properties, energy efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. Developed as a variant of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC), RAAC has found its way into various building types, offering advantages in terms of design flexibility and construction efficiency. However, […]

  7. As a society, we generally expect our educational establishments such as schools, colleges and universities etc., to be safe and comfortable places for those who use and visit them. Often, educational establishments are made up of several buildings within a sometimes-large campus. At the heart of these establishments, lies one or more boiler, plant room(s), […]