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Christmas Safety Tips #5

Elimintate the hazard When we considers health and safety risk control measures, at the top of the list where ever possible is always ‘Eliminate the Hazard’. Most of the time is not possible to eliminate, therefore we write assessment...


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Christmas Safety Tips #4

Manual handling Risk Assessment Most of us use standard workplace templates for assessing risk, but when it comes to manual handling we are often taking a stab in the dark or just using common sense to complete them. This is usually because the t...


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Christmas Safety Tips #3

Alcohol With the festive season looming, the party mood for celebration and work functions is something to look forward to. From a health and safety point of view, apart from the risks to your own health, alcohol can be a mischief maker when it c...


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Christmas Safety Tips #2

The Health and Safety law poster Hurray the old health and safety law poster is now obsolete, gone are the day of the dull beige poster that never matched the décor. I have yet to find that someone has actually read it and that is disturbi...


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Christmas Safety Tips #1

Candles This Christmas we may be encouraged to use tea light candles to provide us with a winter ambience, but they are a common cause of starting fires in our homes. The risk is greatly increased by them being knocked over by pets and children o...


Ten top tips to ensure the safety of employees during the summer months

School holidays are just around the corner, along with the hot weather (we hope). The traditional summer silly season will soon be upon us, but while we remain in the workplace, the hot weather does raise safety and wellness issues to consider, an...