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2nd December, 2020 - Management

Lone Working Hazards And How To Reduce The Risk

There are no legal restrictions preventing people from working alone, and sometimes it can't be avoided. However, there are additional hazards and risks involved that need to be considered when planning lone work. Let's look at what to consider and how to reduce the risk.

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10th November, 2020 - Management

7 Quick And Easy Working From Home Health And Safety Tips

More of us are home working than ever this year. For some, it might be temporary. For others, it may be a more permanent arrangement. Either way, it's important to look after our mental and physical health, and our safety, when working from home. Here are 7 quick and easy health and safety tips.

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14th October, 2020 - Management

The Hidden Cost Of Accidents At Work

In the UK someone is killed at work almost every working day, and hundreds of thousands of workers injured each year. The cost isn't always obvious. Many of the costs are hidden and the direct costs are just the tip of the iceberg. In this post, we will look at the hidden cost of accidents at work.

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30th September, 2020 - Management

9 Reasons Why Health And Safety Is Important To Business

Is health and safety important? You can bet your life it is. Literally. If you don't take health and safety seriously you are gambling with your life and the lives of others. But we know about the benefits to people, but here are 9 reasons why health and safety is also important for your business.

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24th September, 2020 - Management

7 Ways Software Can Help You Improve Health And Safety

Software helps us in many aspects of our lives. In the office, computers are getting more powerful each year. Out on site, many of us carry around smartphones and tablets. We're better connected with more online tools to choose from than ever before. Let's use software to improve health and safety.

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8th September, 2020 - Management

10 Health & Safety Myths And The Truth Behind Them

Health and safety sometimes gets a bad name. It seems like more and more strict rules are put in place each year. But is this the truth, or are these health and safety myths? In this blog post, we take a look at some health and safety headlines and try to separate fact from fiction.

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13th August, 2020 - Management

The 5 Health And Safety Signs And Their Meanings

There are 5 types of health and safety signs, and they all mean different things. How do you know which type of sign is which? Well, they send their message through shape and colour. Once you know what you are looking for, you can quickly understand the exact meaning of the sign.

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22nd July, 2020 - Management

Key Duties Of The Health And Safety At Work Act For Your Business

The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act is an enabling act. It sets out the general health and safety duties that all businesses have to comply with in the UK. It enables further, more specific, health and safety regulations to be passed by law and enforced under it.

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2nd July, 2020 - Management

10 Signs Of A Poor Health And Safety Culture At Work

The health and safety culture at work is important. Your business health and safety performance relies on it. But how do you know if your health and safety culture is good or bad? And what can you do to fix it? In this blog post, we look at 10 signs of a poor health and safety culture at work.

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18th June, 2020 - Management

How To Grow A Positive Health And Safety Culture

Your health and safety culture is something that can't be seen and is difficult to measure. But every business has one, and it could be good or bad. Growing a positive health and safety culture is one of the best ways to improve health and safety performance.

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11th June, 2020 - Management

Why Do People Take Health And Safety Risks At Work?

People don't generally want to get hurt at work, or hurt others. Accidents and ill health are a painful inconvenience after all, and sometimes deadly. But people do unintentionally take health and safety risks that could cause harm. So why do people health and safety risks? And how can we prevent them?

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5th May, 2020 - Management

How To Plan For Better Health And Safety At Work

As the saying goes, health and safety doesn't happen by accident. And it's true. Planning is important in every area of business. Do you have health and safety goals? What about protecting your team? Preventing harm? Reducing accidents? Keeping people safe? Keeping them healthy?

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