Archive for the ‘Health & Safety’ Category

Local Government Association statement issued on cladding tests and fire safety UK

In case missed yesterday, please find the latest Local Government Association statement issued last night on cladding tests and fire safety across the country. The LGA represents 370 councils in England and Wales. Many thanks Greg Burns Deputy Head of News and Internal Communications – ‎Local Government Association IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Local Government Association media […]

Power Tool Safety – How To Prevent Injuries

Every year we see people putting more and more effort into their Halloween creations. From scary fancy dress to amazingly spooky decorations, even constructions, in their houses. If you’re thinking about getting the power tools out to pull off a really spectacular Halloween display, read this post from Am-Tech to ensure that any injuries on […]

Carbon Monoxide Advice

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How effective health and safety can save you money

ffective health and safety is a legal requirement for all workplaces, and is fundamental in ensuring the wellbeing of employees. But did you know that it can also save you money? Far too often, employers and business owners are disinclined to invest in health and safety due to limited resources and they overlook the potential […]

Top Ten Tips for Health & Safety in DIY

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Stay Safe With DIY

The beauty of home do-it-yourself projects is that anyone can tackle them. However, that doesn’t mean that they’ll always be a piece of cake. In fact, there are some key safety aspects to consider, from how to avoid asbestosis claims to knowing when you really can’t do it all by yourself. Keep reading for the […]

Most common work related accidents

Under UK law, employers are responsible for assessing and managing risks in the workplace to protect their employees from becoming victims of work-related accidents and illnesses. These safety measures vary according to the industry, but may include ensuring that employees receive frequent health and safety training or providing them with proper protective gear. Still, even […]

Guide to Roof Damage and Repairs

British winters can be harsh and very windy. During stormy weather, roof tiles can become cracked and loose, and an regular problem is slates falling off. It’s important that boken slates are fixed quickly and leaving it will only result in a hefty repair bill in the future. A damaged roof will eventually lead to […]

Hammer on the head: DIY health and safety training for your employees

Hearing about an accident at work is probably one of your worst nightmares as a business owner. It is common for the head of a company to worry about safety and health concerns because properly trained and efficient workers are the most valuable asset you can acquire. The success of your business depends on them, […]