Occupational safety and health

A Safer Construction Site is a Better Place to Work

Performing work on a construction site is filled with both fun and risk – it’s part and parcel of the job. An employee on a constructing site needs to regularly deal with weighty tools and equipment, which if not managed properly can result in serious injuries. Provided in this piece are a few of the […]

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A Refreshing Update to Health and Safety Training

It’s fair to say that health and safety training has had a tendency to take itself too seriously. So it was only a matter of time before the trainers who deliver the courses would be subject to parody by the likes of of Peter Kay and Ricky Gervais. Take The Office’s Gareth as he demonstrates […]

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The Safety Precautions You Need To Take When Cutting Down A Tree

If you’re planning on tackling that tree that has been blocking out your sunlight for what seems like an age then you’re going to need to know the basics in cutting it down safely. In fact, even if you have a small tree to chop down, you’ll still need to follow a few precautions if […]

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How To Ensure Lone Worker Safety In Building Work

The issue of working alone in building work is a difficult one, as businesses and individuals have no legal obligation to ensure that there is supervision and company for each worker. However, the management of the business does have an obligation to ensure that risk assessments are taking place and health and safety regulations are […]

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