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Making the workplace a safer place with spill pallets

17th November 2014
It seems that those who preach the benefits of health and safety in the workplace are often the source of amusement and ridicule on TV from comedians and social commentators. Whilst the focus of jokes about health and safety usually revolve around the mor... Read >
Author: Barney Fougere

IPAF Training: An Introduction

02nd April 2012
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is a non-profit organisation promoting the safe and effective use of Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs), such as cherry pickers and scissor lifts. IPAF accredited training courses, which can be com... Read >
Author: Jessica Peterrs

Cherry Picker Hire: Choosing the right Machine

07th March 2012
Hiring a cherry picker? With hundreds of different models and specifications, and with machines suitable for countless applications across industries like construction, maintenance and engineering, it's important to know how to choose the right kind of ma... Read >
Author: Jessica Peterrs

How to Become a Health & Safety Officer in the UK

01st December 2011
A health and safety officer (also known as a HSO) monitors how an organisation complies with health and safety law, and provides advice to both companies and employers on safe working environments. A HSO will usually work for the Health and Safety Executi... Read >
Author: Mark Armstrong

Commercial Kitchens Have to Comply With Two Sets of Regulations to Protect Staff and Customers

06th June 2011
Copyright (c) 2011 Alison Withers Catering organisations of all sizes have to pay attention to hygiene in order to protect customers’ health and therefore business, but there is considerable confusion between the rules of food hygiene and the rules o... Read >
Author: Ali Withers

Top 5 advantages of suspended ceilings

23rd March 2011
Most of us don't really spend much time in the day contemplating the ceilings of our offices. The only time we are really likely to pay attention to that expanse of white above us is if it begins to shake, leak, crack, or malfunction in some way. But, cei... Read >
Author: John k. Taylor

Claiming Compensation for a Hip Injury

23rd November 2010
Though the hip is one of the most robust parts of the body, due to its ball and socket structure, any injury in this area will invariably be extremely painful, restrictive and may result in long-term complications. Over a quarter of a million hip injuries... Read >
Author: Ansel Perry

There is No Such Thing as an Accident

12th November 2009
There was a saying that 'there was no such thing as an accident'. Of course to some people this might seem a little bit unfair, because so many of us have had an accident of some sort. Basically the crux of this statement is that in most cases, an acciden... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

Five Frequent Health and Safety Threats In The Work Area

27th March 2009
The workplace has several hazards that need to be addressed. This is where risk assessment comes in. The employer has the responsibility of ensuring the safety of the workers. Assessing the potential risks in the workplace, formulating a sound safety poli... Read >
Author: joalesto
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