Offices and workplaces suddenly start to feel all festive from the 1st December onwards, which can only be positive for worker morale, as people enter into the Christmas spirit and start to look forward to a jolly holiday. It’s easy to get a little giddy at this time of the year as decorations appear […]
People are often confused about health and safety at work, not knowing who is responsible for personal safety, and failing to understand the rights of workers and the roles employers play from a safety perspective. In essence, health and safety for all workplaces can be defined by the Health and Safety at Work Act, […]
We all play an important part in contributing to health and safety at work. Both employers and employees have individual responsibilities and by working together, they help to create a safe working environment.
What are the individual responsibilities for health and safety though? Do you know where you stand as either an employee or […]
Safety in the workplace begins with established guidelines and set codes of practice. You can’t just rely on this information, though. You also need effective communication between the individual ranks, and in addition, you have to put your business in a strong position to eliminate unsafe patterns of behaviour at work, which could result […]
Manual handling, the act of transporting or supporting loads by hand or bodily force, as defined by the Manual Handling Regulations, is a common known cause of accidents in the workplace. It is the massive accident results that Manual Handling Regulations attempts to reduce or eliminate by pointing out employer responsibilities as well as […]