Infographic: Health and Safety Statistics 2015/16

Following on the success of our 2014/15 health and safety infographic, we have analysed the 2015/16 annual safety stats and are pleased to provide this year’s infographic which we hope will not only improve the accessibility of the stats reported on in the HSE’s own PDF but make some of the information hidden inside their supporting Excel documents more visible to the [...]

Chemical Safety Head To Toe

The importance of appropriate Chemical Hazard PPE When operating in an area where there is a possibility or likelihood of chemical hazard, employees must be provided with appropriate chemical safety Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as standard. They must also know how to wear it correctly and understand its purpose. Once provided with chemical PPE it is the employee’s responsibility to [...]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Guest Post|0 Comments

Workplace temperature: What employers need to know

It may not happen very often, but when the UK is sweltering in a heatwave it’s not always everyone’s idea of paradise. If you’ve ever been stuck on the London Underground on a particularly hot summer’s day, you’ll know the feeling! As the UK has just ‘enjoyed’ the hottest September day in over 100 years, the issue of workplace temperature [...]

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

What Kind of CV Are You Submitting?

If you are like the majority of job seekers and submit the same CV to every health and safety job application, then this blog post is for you. There are two types of CV’s which you might submit; the ‘speculative’ and ‘targeted’. Knowing which version of your CV to use will help to improve your chances of success. Continue reading [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Categories: CV/Resume|Tags: |0 Comments

CV Tips for Health and Safety Job Applications

Your CV is the single most important tool at your disposal in the job market and it has a big job to do. It needs to summarise a lifetime of personal knowledge, personality traits and achievements in a single short document. No small feat. Successful job applications start with your CV, so it’s essential to get both the content and [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|Categories: CV/Resume|Tags: |0 Comments

What You Need To Know About Evacuation Chairs

As a Health and Safety Manager, you know that the evacuation a building in the event of an emergency is critical in ensuring the health and safety of everyone inside. This is especially important when taking into consideration that there may be people with a disability or impaired mobility in-side. It is your responsibility to ensure everybody can make a [...]

The Spanish Health & Safety System

The Spanish health and safety system is something rather complicated. First of all, to be understood, you must be conscious that their philosophical approach is paternalistic, where the focus is on what is done or not done, rather than the results and where the employer is the most responsible for it. It is a highly bureaucratized system where everything has [...]

Preparing for an Interview

Effective interview preparation will help you to secure your ideal role, progress your career and achieve your full potential. However, many people find interviews to be uncomfortable and stressful because they are being asked to discuss their personal situation in an unfamiliar environment. Perhaps you feel uneasy at the prospect of attempting to “sell yourself” to a prospective employer, particularly [...]

By |June 21st, 2016|Categories: Interviews|Tags: |0 Comments