Near Miss Reporting

Why Reporting a Near Miss is Important?

The HSE defines a Near Miss as: “an event not causing harm, but has the potential to cause injury or ill health.” A near miss can happen anywhere; inside, outside or on the road. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, if an accident or incident almost happened, it’s classed as a near miss. Near […]

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Tackling Mental Health issues at Work

Did you know one in four suffer mental health problems during their lives? According to Mind, more than one in five agreed that they have called in sick to avoid work when asked how workplace stress had affected them. So, even though it is very common, why do people still find it very difficult to […]

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Dreamflight

Raising money for Dreamflight

Dreamflight is a charity that changes young lives through taking care of children with a serious illness or disability on the holiday of a lifetime to Orlando, Florida. Once a year, 192 deserving children from all over the UK, accompanied by a team of medical carers, board a chartered Boeing 747 and head to Florida […]

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Working at Height

Working at Height – The Risks

Working at Height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries. There are many hazards that come with Working at Height. Being aware of your responsibilities and how you can manage the risks can help to avoid injury and damage. Many work activities involve working at height. Working from ladders, scaffolds and […]

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E-Learning Courses

5 Brand New E-Learning Courses Released

Safety Media are proud to announce the launch of 5 BRAND NEW E-LEARNING COURSES which have been added in to our ever-expanding e-Learning course library. The Safety Media library consists of over 125 Health, Safety and Compliance & Soft Skills e-Learning courses. Delivered online to each trainee on their computers, or portable device, the courses […]

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Farm-Safety-Week

It’s Farm Safety Week

Farm Safety Week starts today and its focus will be to promote the importance of protecting workers and the public on farms and within the agricultural industry. Supported by the Farm Safety Foundation, the Health & Safety Executive and Farm Safety Partnerships ‘Farm Safety Week’ will take place alongside the Royal Welsh Show, which is […]

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Training Needs Analysis

Brand New: Training Needs Analysis

A quick and easy tool to allocate your training – Safety Media are proud to announce the launch of the Training Needs Analysis tool. Analysing training needs of an individual or department is vital for any organisation. Simply throwing training at individuals may miss priority needs, or even cover areas that are not essential, which […]

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Hand-Arm-Vibration

Hand-Arm Vibration

Hand-arm vibration affects thousands of UK workers each year and comes from the use of hand-held power tools and causes both short and long-term medical problems, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and vibration white finger. According to the HSE, there are up to 5 million workers using hand-held or hand-guided power tools in the UK, […]

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Workplace Fatality Statistics

HSE publish annual workplace fatality statistics

The Health & Safety Executive have released their annual workplace fatality statistics. It shows that there were 137 workers killed at work between April 2016 and March 2017. The data below shows the number of fatal Injuries that occurred at work were: 19 – Manufacturing Industry 14 – Transport & Storage Industry 30 – Construction […]

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