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On Guard! Why You Need to Make Sure Machinery is Properly Guarded

On Guard! Why You Need to Make Sure Machinery is Properly Guarded If you’re working in any kind of construction – then it’s pretty likely that you’re working with a lot of machinery hanging about. Question is – is that machinery properly guarded? That’s a question three Hertfordshire firms failed to ask themselves – resulting …Read the Full Post

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Do You Work with Pipes? Here’s An Important Safety Alert For You!

Do You Work with Pipes? Here’s An Important Safety Alert For You! If your work involves dealing with Lokring pipe connectors at all, then you should definitely be alert to the latest safety announcement that has just been made about them. So here’s a heads up. Recently, the HSE announced a safety bulletin about Lokring …Read the Full Post

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The 5 Things You Need To Include In A Risk Assessment

The 5 Things You Need To Include In A Risk Assessment Everyone and their pet dog knows that you need to do a risk assessment before starting anything. The next bit is the tricky part, though. What do you actually have on a risk assessment? To make it easy for you, here’s a round up …Read the Full Post

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Questionable health and safety issues hit the headlines again

Although health and safety will always remain extremely important, it would seem that some officials are still erring too much on the side of caution. Here are some current examples of ‘elf n safety’ apparently overriding common sense. The case of the Devonian hanging baskets Elderly residents of a council-owned block of flats in Bradninch, …Read the Full Post

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Warning Issued Over Electric Gate Installations In The UK

Are electric gates the ultimate in convenience or safety? Or are they causing more problems than they’re worth? Proponents of electric gates suggest that they represent a stylish and convenient solution as far as safety is concerned, and that if fitted correctly they represent no danger. The trouble is that, as the latest news story …Read the Full Post

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Based in the West Midlands? How is your Construction site safety?

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced plans to target building sites in the West Midlands in a drive to reduce “death, injury and ill health” in the industry. The campaign is running throughout the month of February and will involve inspectors checking other aspects of employee protection that are often regarded as “less …Read the Full Post

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Competent Person Service that save’s your Business £££’s

We can help tick YOUR legal obligations…without the huge expense. Outsource your Health and Safety to Veritas Consulting competent person service for as little as £25.00 a month. Explore a truly better way to manage your Health and Safety responsibilities that will save you money to that of recruiting your own staff and of our competitors. …Read the Full Post

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Jubilee Fireworks Safety Measures

The whole country is preparing to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee on 4 5 June. There are hundreds of street parties being held by the public and councils are busy preparing for the many parties and celebrations which have been planned for months. Fireworks are commonly used these days for celebrations and if you are considering …Read the Full Post

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Do You Do Everything Possible to Prevent Accidents with Vehicles?

Vehicles in the workplace can pose deadly threats to your employees. This can be seen when looking at one of the prosecution cases brought by the Health and Safety Executive this week. A company was fined after one of their employees was hit by a heavy goods vehicle at work. The firm, Corrugated Case Company …Read the Full Post

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Tragic Loss of Life at the Andrex Factory

A 28 year old man tragically lost his life while working for the global company Kimberley-Clark in November 2007. The young man was working in Barrow-in-Furness at the well-known Andrex factory when he was fatally hit by some machinery during his night shift at the plant. Machinery Needs to Be Properly Guarded to Protect Employees …Read the Full Post

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