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  1. In the bustling world of the modern workplace, ensuring the comfort and safety of employees is not just a matter of convenience but a legal requirement in the UK. The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992, as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002, mandates employers to assess and reduce […]

  2. Every year accidents involving pedestrians and workplace vehicles result in injury and tragically fatalities that could have been prevented with the right precautions. Recent data published by HSE shows that 135 workers were killed in work related accidents in the 2022/2023 reporting period and 15% of those fatalities were caused by being struck by moving […]

  3. The world of work has undergone a significant transformation over recent years, mainly due to advancements in technology, changing employee expectations, and let us not forget the global shift prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the most major changes is the rise of the hybrid working model, which is a flexible approach that combines remote […]

  4. Know Your Stores of Gas Gas cylinders are integral to many industries, from manufacturing and construction to healthcare and research. The cylinders are constructed to store and transport a range of compressed gases such as oxygen, nitrogen and acetylene. While these cylinders are essential for many operations, they can pose a significant health and safety […]

  5. As H&S Consultants, we often visit Motor Vehicle Repair (MVR) premises which have particular dangers that require employers to minimise the risks to health and safety. MVR premises use a wide range of work equipment that is invaluable to the business. In this article we will try and highlight effective guidance on how you can […]

  6. According to data from the Labour Force and Annual Population surveys produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 4.9m disabled people in employment in the UK from July to September 2022, accounting for roughly 15% of the UK workforce during the period. With such a significant portion of the UK workforce comprised […]

  7. Background Information Many businesses throughout the UK use cellars for storing stock , i.e., food or drink and also equipment and machinery to support this . Cellars are normally rooms below the ground level and can be completely underground. A cellar typically maintains a consistent temperature and level of humidity, providing an ideal temperature for […]