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New fines for speeding drivers kick in

The new fines for speeding came into force on the 24th April 2017- and the penalties are a lot tougher. New higher penalties will be introduced- and they could be as high as 175% of your weekly income. Fines for the most serious breaches will have a starting point of 150% of a person’s weekly […]

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Safety Media Moved Head Office

Safety Media Head Office move

As Safety Media continues to expand, we are delighted to announce that we will be moving to a new head office premises from Monday April 24th 2017. The new office is brighter, more contemporary and reflective of the forward thinking approach Safety Media takes to all of our business practices. The space is open plan […]

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First Aid essentials

First Aid essentials for every workplace

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 states that all employers should provide the correct equipment, allied to at least one fully trained first aider, to ensure any injury or ill staff at work receive help immediately. The minimum requirements will probably suffice for a small office-based business or retail area which constitute low-risk, […]

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Safeguarding in the workplace

Safeguarding in the workplace is essential for all those who come into contact with children and families in their everyday work duties. Protecting children and vulnerable adults is high on the agenda in the UK. Anyone working with children and families should: » Be familiar with and follow their organisation’s policy and procedures for safeguarding the welfare […]

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Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, Trips and Falls in the workplace  

Slips, Trips and Falls result in thousands of injuries every year. The most common ones are musculoskeletal injuries, cuts, bruises, fractures and dislocations but more serious injuries can occur. Slips occur when a person’s foot loses traction with the ground surface due to wearing inappropriate footwear or when walking on slippery surfaces such as those that […]

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Why is Risk Assessment essential?

As part of managing the Health and Safety of your business you must control the risks in your workplace. To do this you need to think about what might cause harm. This is known as Risk Assessment and it is something you are required by law to carry out. A Risk Assessment is not about […]

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