Health and Safety

Health and safety systems and guidance

Snow and Ice Advice

on Much of the country has had a taste of wintry snow and ice over the last few days, blown in on Storm Arwen.  This makes it a good time for a quick reminder on the requirements of health and safety law for both employers and employees to minimise the likelihood of trips and slips occurring. Read More...

Are You Getting Away With it?

on An accident is an unplanned event or series of events that result in loss or harm – be that an injury, damage to plant/equipment or rejected product. How often do we take that wider view of what an accident is? Or does the mantra “no harm, no foul” take precedence because it requires less effort. Read More...

Good Health & Safety is Common Sense

on Good health & safety is common sense. It is about identifying the significant hazards in the workplace, then assessing the risk and putting in place controls to reduce the chances of harm occurring to as low as reasonably practicable. It is about effectively communicating the hazards and risks to those who may be affected by Read More...

Cutting through the red tape

on Cutting through the red tape. The Red Tape Challenge initiative (www.redtapechallenge.cabinetoffice.gov.uk) has promised a tidy-up of legislation across a broad range of business areas. Very broadly they fall into the categories below, although some industry sectors have been picked Read More...