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The Importance of Wearing Hard Hats

The Importance of Wearing Hard Hats

March 22, 2021

Hard hats save lives. It really is that simple, but of course, we’re not going to leave it there. In this article, we’re going to be taking a…

A Guide to the Correct Monitor Position

A Guide to the Correct Monitor Position

February 4, 2020

Whether you’re a student, an office worker or an avid gamer, it’s not uncommon to spend hours a at a time sat at a desk with a monitor in front…

Manual Handling Quiz

Manual Handling Quiz

November 4, 2019

  If you’ve got a score that could be improved on, get in touch with the friendly team at Health & Safety Training Ltd today to look into what…

Survey suggests that 60% of employees don’t fully adhere to health and safety practices

Survey suggests that 60% of employees don’t fully adhere to health and safety practices

February 3, 2017

Health and safety is a crucial component of every single workplace. Or, at least, it should be. Recent studies have shown that as much as 60% of employees don’t fully…

The Importance of Communication at Work

The Importance of Communication at Work

December 23, 2016

An often-overlooked but crucial part of any effective workplace is communication. It should be ever-present in any working environment, whether it be an office or a construction site.

Know Your Health & Safety Signs

Know Your Health & Safety Signs

December 8, 2016

It is important that you and your staff are knowledgeable of the various safety signs that can be found around the workplace. By being able to act safely and follow…

How to Avoid Corporate Manslaughter

How to Avoid Corporate Manslaughter

June 6, 2016

Corporate manslaughter refers to a criminal offence in English law that involves a death caused by a corporate entity. The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide (CMCMA) Act came into effect…

Beware of Falling Materials at Construction Sites

Beware of Falling Materials at Construction Sites

May 4, 2016

Employers have a duty of care to protect members of the public, as well as their own staff and other workers who may be sharing the job site. One of…

How to cope with mental illness in the workplace

How to cope with mental illness in the workplace

March 14, 2016

  Mental health is a problem that affects approximately 1 in every 4 people each year, yet there is still little guidance available to employers on how to manage and…

Tougher Penalties for Negligent Businesses

Tougher Penalties for Negligent Businesses

December 21, 2015

New sentencing guidelines were released at the beginning of November that could see businesses facing tougher penalties for offences relating to corporate manslaughter, health & safety and food hygiene. The…

Criminal Prosecutions for Health and Safety Failings on the Rise

Criminal Prosecutions for Health and Safety Failings on the Rise

December 15, 2015

A recent study by Cerico found that workplace deaths have risen by almost 7%, from 133 to 142, over the last year. Whilst this is a very concerning statistic, the…

The cost of forklift accidents for UK businesses

The cost of forklift accidents for UK businesses

November 2, 2015

Vehicles used in the workplace always carry a certain level of risk, whether that vehicle is a golf buggy or a cherry picker. Some of the most dangerous types of…

Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

October 26, 2015

Here at Health and Safety Training Ltd, much of our training and guidance focuses on more hazardous workplaces, such as construction sites and warehouses, but that doesn’t mean that other…

Severe Weather & Employee Safety

Severe Weather & Employee Safety

October 22, 2015

In the UK, we are not great at dealing with an unexpected snowfall, despite the fact that most years we have at least a few days of very heavy snow…

Dealing with Spinal Injuries in the Workplace

Dealing with Spinal Injuries in the Workplace

October 15, 2015

The spine is simply a series of small bones called vertebrae, that provide protection for the bundle of sensitive nerves (spinal cord) that carry messages to other parts of the…

How dangerous are cranes really?

How dangerous are cranes really?

September 11, 2015

  Construction, demolition and manufacturing companies all over the world rely on cranes to transport and lift materials and goods. Crane systems are safe, easy to use and very efficient,…

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