Latest Health and Safety News
News, views and stories of interest which may help you in your Health and Safety strategy. The archive section is always open to view stories you might have missed. Below is a list of all our current news items, or you can view our past stories by going to our archive section.
Submitted on 16 Jan 2018
From Revolution to Evolution – a century of changing attitudes to H&S
From the Red Revolution to current day – how have our attitudes to Health and Safety changed? And what impact will the H&S issues of tomorrow’s working world have on your business? ... read more »
Submitted on 12 Dec 2017
Successfully surviving the festive season!
Now’s the time for seasonal festivities to begin in earnest. So here are a few things to consider to ensure your festivities go with a swing – and not a bang!!! ... read more »
Submitted on 23 Nov 2017
Could your drivers be at risk?
With erratic weather conditions and low light levels, this time of year can be particularly hazardous to drivers. So is it time to review your policies and procedures for staff who drive for your business? ... read more »
Submitted on 24 Oct 2017
Safeguarding against the Hazards of Fire!
Our brief guide to the basics of fire safety - to help you understand your responsibilities, set up the right procedures, and ensure your business has adequate and appropriate fire safety measures in place. ... read more »
Submitted on 27 Sep 2017
Training – getting the best from your people
Suitable and timely training will enable staff to not only be more effective in their job role; they will get greater satisfaction from doing it. So training not only helps build your skills base – it helps staff retention as well. ... read more »
Submitted on 18 Aug 2017
Working safely - going back to basics
When half of workers don’t know basic HS rules or take them seriously - what can you do as their employer to ensure they don’t put themselves in danger? Perhaps it’s a matter of going back to basics? ... read more »
Submitted on 26 Jul 2017
Is Your Business a healthy place to work – or deadly!
Whether you work in a high risk industry or not, your workplace still has the potential of being a killer! But, as an employer, it’s not just a case of identifying the potential hazards to health – it’s also recognising the opportunities to make it a healthier, and more profitable, place to work! ... read more »
Submitted on 27 Jun 2017
Safeguarding your Business in uncertain times
In these uncertain times protecting your business from the “unexpected” is vital if you are to ensure your business will successfully recover from a major incident. So if you think of Business Continuity as just more red tape - you may want to think again! ... read more »
Submitted on 12 Apr 2017
Workplace Safety – is your Business at Risk?
If you feel in the dark about identifying workplace risks and how to tackle them, our newly enhanced Self-Assessment questionnaire can help bring you into the light! ... read more »
Submitted on 9 Mar 2017
Don’t let this be You!
The HSE prosecution of company directors has trebled since the introduction of the New Sentencing Guidelines. ... read more »