Why are regular eye tests so important?

It is easy to neglect your eyes because they rarely hurt when there’s a problem. Having an eye test won’t just tell you if you need new glasses or a change of prescription- it’s also an important eye health check. It can spot many general health problems and early signs of eye conditions before you […]

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Focusing on Manual Handling        

Manual handling relates to the moving of items either by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing or pulling. The weight of the item is an important factor, but many other factors can lead to injury, for example the number of times you have to pick up or carry an item, the distance you are carrying it, where you […]

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New penalties for drivers using mobile phones

New penalties for drivers using mobile phones at the wheel doubled from 1st March to six points and a £200 fine. If one of your drivers gets caught using their handheld mobile phone at the wheel it could have serious implications. These changes will have a significant impact on young drivers in particular as they risk having their license […]

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Is working in a confined space hazardous?

A confined space can be more hazardous than regular work spaces for a lot of reasons. Many workers are injured and killed each year while working in confined spaces. Confined spaces may be encountered in virtually any occupation; therefore, their recognition is the first step in preventing fatalities. Since deaths in confined spaces often occur […]

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