Fast food giant, McDonalds and its chief executive, Steve Easterbrook, are being pressured by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to prohibit the use of human antibiotics in all animals used for meat in it’s 30,000 stores around the globe. The charity, ShareAction has also called on consumers to email Easterbrook expressing their concerns in order for the […]
Cleaners face different risks and hazards all of the time. From musculoskeletal disorders to occupational skin irritation as chemical substances are handled every day. They may be household cleaning products or they may be more toxic or corrosive depending on the working environment that needs to be cleaned. But over time, close contact with these substances can […]
Safety Media have recently released a new tool to their software suite and Learning Management System; Document Management. This new functionality allows managers to distribute important documentation and policies around the workplace without the chaos and stress of chasing up who has signed it and who has seen it. The Document Management System will allow […]
There has been a survey of 1,500 women in the UK which has found that a ‘third have been subjected to tasteless jokes and one in four have been subject to sexually related comments about their clothes or body’. One in eight have said that a colleague has tried to kiss them and a shocking 25% […]
Do you tend to work at height and use ladders and stepladders as part of your daily job? After years of experience you don’t really read the health and safety signs stuck up on the walls around work, but one small wrong step could be a matter of life or death. Safety Media’s course is designed […]
A Denbighshire hotel was closed last week without notice due to health and safety concerns. The hotel previously went into administration in 2011 but it was then re-opened in 2012 by a London investor. Now having gone into administration again, and closing for safety concerns, people are left wondering who will be next to invest […]
An Emirates jetliner crash landed in Dubai International airport as the belly of the plane hit the runway. Miraculously 282 passengers and 18 crew members all evacuated the plane safely before the engine caught on fire and the plane went up in flames. Officials believe the landing gear was faulty or failed to work correctly […]
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