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 25 Apr 2019

Lone Working - Out of sight, NOT out of mind

Ensuring the safety of your lone workers

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Submitted on 1 Feb 2019

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.

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Submitted on 11 Dec 2018

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!

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Submitted on 30 Oct 2018

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?

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Submitted on 18 Sep 2018

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?

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Submitted on 16 Aug 2018

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.

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Submitted on 30 Jul 2018

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.

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Submitted on 3 Jul 2018

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?

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Submitted on 8 Jun 2018

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 »


Submitted on 18 Apr 2018

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 »