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Coping With Workplace Stress
Coping With Workplace Stress
Workplace stress - what it is, what causes it and how to deal with it....
Farming - Foot & Mouth Disease
Farming - Foot & Mouth Disease
Animals which can contract foot and mouth disease and how to spot the symptoms. What you need to do next and the importance of hygiene, biosecurity and restriction of…...
Farming & Bird Flu
Farming & Bird Flu
The dangers of bird flu. How it’s transmitted and how you can best protect yourself and your workforce from contamination. Things you must do if you suspect a bird flu…...
Flu Outbreaks at Work
Flu Outbreaks at Work
How it’s important to stay at home if you suspect that you’re suffering from a severe cold or flu. The symptoms and how to differentiate between a cold and flu and how…...
Food Hygiene & The Law
Food Hygiene & The Law
How the issue of food hygiene is extremely thorough and how this only covers the important basics. Things you must do to comply with the law and what inspectors will…...
Gas/Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Gas/Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
How employers need to take every precaution possible against carbon monoxide poisoning. How it occurs and what the symptoms are and how they’re treated....
Hospital Acquired Infections - MRSA
Hospital Acquired Infections - MRSA
The causes, prevention and treatment of MRSA. Why it’s so prevalent in hospitals and what can be done to reduce the number of cases....
Infections at Work
Infections at Work
The types of infectious diseases which can break out in workplaces. How they are controlled and the legislation which is in place to minimise the risks....
Legionnaire's Disease Danger in the Workplace
Legionnaire's Disease Danger in the Workplace
How legionnaire’s disease manifests itself and what companies can do to minimise the risks of it affecting the workplace. Identifying legionnaire’s disease and how to…...
Occupational Asthma-Causes & Prevention
Occupational Asthma-Causes & Prevention
Occupational asthma. What causes it, what are the symptoms, and what can be done to alleviate or prevent it occurring....
The Health Risks of Shift Work
The Health Risks of Shift Work
Many people cannot avoid shift work. But it's important to be aware of related issues such as headaches, heart disease and cancer - and how to reduce those health risks....
What to Expect When the Health & Safety Inspector Calls
What to Expect When the Health & Safety Inspector Calls
A visit from a Health and Safety Inspector can be nerve-wracking but in most cases, the visit is completely routine. Here we explain what you can expect from a routine…...
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