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A Guide to Manual Handling and Lifting Techniques
A Guide to Manual Handling and Lifting Techniques
Untold numbers of people suffer long-term back problems because of heavy lifting - often at work. It is vital that you lift properly and stick within your capabilities…...
A Guide to Working With VDUs - Visual Display Units
A Guide to Working With VDUs - Visual Display Units
Millions of people in the UK now use a VDU (computer screen) at work on a daily basis. By following our guidelines you can minimize discomfort or risk of health problems....
Dangers of Dust in the Workplace
Dangers of Dust in the Workplace
The dangers of dust in the workplace and the more common environments which are the most hazardous to work in when it comes to dust. The types of illnesses you can…...
Eyes & Ears Protection in the Workplace
Eyes & Ears Protection in the Workplace
How both your eyes and ears are susceptible to severe damage and injury without the use of proper and appropriate safety protection equipment for the job you’re doing....
Have Your Electrical Items Been PAT Tested?
Have Your Electrical Items Been PAT Tested?
There is widespread confusion about the 'rules' surrounding PAT (portable appliance testing). Here we look at an employer’s responsibilities and the laws about…...
Kitchen Workplace Safety
Kitchen Workplace Safety
The most common causes of accident and injury in a commercial kitchen workplace and how to prevent them. How the HSE is responsible for the safety aspects of…...
Professional Window Cleaning Safety
Professional Window Cleaning Safety
How falls are the most common form of injury suffered by professional window cleaners. Advice on keeping safe and ladder safety tips....
Safety for Restaurant Workers
Safety for Restaurant Workers
Restaurant workers face a number of threats to workplace safety. These include common problems that can be avoided with forethought and care....
Safety Preparation in the Event of Terrorism
Safety Preparation in the Event of Terrorism
How terrorism can strike at the heart of any business at any time and how a company can help themselves and their staff by remaining vigilant and having safety and…...
Safety When Working with Glass
Safety When Working with Glass
How legislation aims to reduce the risk of injury which can be caused by glass breakage in windows and doors within the workplace. The new types of glass which help to…...
Staying Safe When Handling Cash
Staying Safe When Handling Cash
People who work with cash are vulnerable to thieves but you can make yourself less attractive as a target by following a few simple security precautions....
The Importance of Adequate Breaks Throughout a Working Day
The Importance of Adequate Breaks Throughout a Working Day
The importance of providing adequate work breaks in the workplace. How it’s important that workers' breaks are correctly structured and are of sufficient frequency and…...
The Risks to Hair Salon Workers: Dermatitis
The Risks to Hair Salon Workers: Dermatitis
If you work in a hair salon, you are at high risk of developing severe dermatitis which could plague you for the rest of your life. Follow our advice to make sure you…...
Ventilation in the Workplace
Ventilation in the Workplace
How ventilation in the workplace is covered under the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 . What the regulations mean to companies and what…...
Ventilation in the Workplace
Ventilation in the Workplace
The importance of not only wearing safety boots or shoes in certain workplace environments but also of choosing the correct type of footwear for a particular…...
Working in a Warehouse - Safety Issues
Working in a Warehouse - Safety Issues
The main issues surrounding working in a warehouse and making sure that the company meets all of the relevant health and safety legislation....
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