How to improve work stress and fatigue in a busy working environment

Stress and fatigue at work is caused by a number of things but predominantly comes down to situations where the requirements of your job outweigh your available resources. A range of factors can contribute to stress in a working environment including: working long hours, no job satisfaction, low levels of control, job insecurity, conflict, bullying and discrimination. Being stressed or [...]

By |May 8th, 2017|Categories: Health|0 Comments

Dealing With Dangerous Chemicals: How To Ensure You’re Protected

There’s clearly a big risk associated with handling some of the substances that are deployed by businesses in an industrial setting. Jobs in manufacturing, engineering, medical and chemical research and many other fields could, without due care and attention, put workers in harm’s way. That’s why businesses must ensure they’re doing all they can to be protected against the potential [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Categories: Equipment|0 Comments

How to Prepare for a Career in Health and Safety

Every employer in the UK has health and safety responsibilities as do many other organizations, in particular those which allow the public onto premises which they manage. This means that there are numerous opportunities for those wishing to make a career in this area. There does, however, seem to be some confusion about how to get the proverbial foot in [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Guest Post|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Health and Safety Practices in Construction

Health and Safety is imperative in any industry, but in construction it’s even more important. Following the correct practices can be the difference between life and death. Here is everything that you need to know about health and safety whilst working in the construction industry. Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Health and Safety Practices in Construction” »

By |March 14th, 2017|Categories: Guest Post|0 Comments

How to Work Safely at Height: 5 Essential Tips

Whether you’re clearing a gutter or your employees are working on a roof, any tasks completed above the ground must be conducted carefully with health and safety firmly in mind. Even the shortest fall can result in serious injury, while more significant falls can even result in fatalities. Continue reading “How to Work Safely at Height: 5 Essential Tips” »

By |February 6th, 2017|Categories: Guest Post|0 Comments

What Health and Safety Professionals Need to Know About Defibrillators

As a health and safety officer it is your job to ensure that a culture of safety is present at your workplace. That means ensuring regulations are adhered to and procedures reviewed when necessary, safety inspections and equipment inspections are carried out, and other duties that work towards keeping employees and visitors safe are completed. Continue reading “What Health and [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Guest Post|Tags: |0 Comments

What do Companies Look for in a Health and Safety Manager?

One of the most important aspects of being successful in a health and safety manager role is experience in health and safety. However, experience does not count for everything, so we’ve taken a look at the other common key skills and competencies required to be a great health and safety manager. Continue reading “What do Companies Look for in a [...]

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: Guest Post|Tags: , |0 Comments