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.
Lone Working - Out of sight, NOT out of mind
Ensuring the safety of your lone workers... read more »
Tackling Workplace Mental Health Issues
Here we look at the most common cause of Workplace Mental Health issues - and what you, as an employer, can do to address them.... read more »
Cutting Costs by Reducing Risks
Health and Safety is a vital issue for all employers to address. It helps to safeguard your employees and keep your business profitable!... read more »
The Hidden Costs of Accidents
If the number of reported no-fatal and fatal injuries and incidences of work-related ill-health are in decline then why have costs to business risen so significantly?... read more »
Protecting Staff from Workplace Diseases
One person dies of a work-related cancer every hour in the UK - from diseases that are largely predictable and preventable!
So, what action can you take to stop these killer diseases blighting the health of your staff?... read more »
Safeguarding your Building
If you are responsible for property, whether occupied by your own business or by someone else, here are some fundamental things to get right to improve the safeguarding of your building.... read more »
Keeping your Cool in a Heatwave!
The current heatwave presents major risks to workers.
So it's essential to ensure that adequate provision has been made to protect staff and to check that what is already in place, is working.... read more »
Protecting against the threats of Fire & Water
Recently the news has been dominated by stories of tragic deaths caused by Fire and Water (i.e. Legionnaire's disease), much of the focus being on - why did these deaths occur when they were actually avoidable?... read more »
Enjoy your risk-free Fun Day!
So you’re planning a works Family Day and hoping that the sun will shine. But, while you can’t control the weather, you can ensure planned activities are safe - and that people will be able to enjoy a risk-free day! ... read more »
How the Feel-good Factor can make for Better Business
We all know that a happy and healthy workforce means better business. But, as an Employer, how can you encourage and support the wellbeing of your staff? ... read more »