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The Perks of Staying Safe: How Health and Safety Can Save Your Business Money

The Perks of Staying Safe: How Health and Safety Can Save Your Business Money Think health and safety is all about stern-faced warnings about workplace risk assessments and watching out for nasty hazards? Think again. Keeping your workplace safer also makes extremely good business sense. In fact, the HSE’s Judith Hackitt shared a great blog …Read the Full Post

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Industrial explosion underscores the importance of health and safety risk assessments

Kidderminster-based firm Filtration Service Engineering Ltd was fined over £45,000 last week after being found guilty of breach Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. The severity of the punishment reflects the life-threatening injuries suffered by their employee Clive Dainty who was caught in the blast. Following concerns about the …Read the Full Post

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Health And Safety For Small Businesses – In 500 Words

Whether you’re starting up a new business, or reassessing your business following an expansion, understanding health and safety law needn’t be difficult. In fact understanding health and safety for small businesses is so simple we can cover the main points in just five hundred words. Step 1 – The Competent Person The first step is …Read the Full Post

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Health And Safety is Your Business

Too many business owners, particularly owners of smaller businesses, unfortunately assign too little interest or concern to health and safety. Considering and acting upon issues of workplace health and safety is the wisest investment of your time that you can assign to your business and your people who work for you. In the 21st Century there …Read the Full Post

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Dundee Firms Fined After a Fall from Height

A 23 year old man was seriously injured at work in 2008. He has been left with constant pain and is continuing to make a slow recovery more than 3 years after an accident which could have been prevented while at work. Christopher Carson was an electrician’s labourer and at the time of his accident …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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Are You Protecting the Public?

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. When managing a site not only is it necessary to make sure that all the workers work in a safe manner, the safety of the public is also of paramount importance. Reducing the risks is all part of site management and therefore …Read the Full Post

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