COSHH in Hairdressing

COSHH in Hairdressing

If you work in a hairdressers or salon then you will be working with hazardous substances daily. The examination of COSHH in hairdressing is essential for Health and Safety. You may not realise that the products you use have the potential to cause ill health, you probably also didn’t know that the most ordinary of […]

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Falls from Height

Falls from Height

Working at height is a high-risk activity; Falls from Height can lead to fatalities if the tasks are not properly controlled. According to the HSE, 144 workers were fatally injured in 2015/16 with just over a quarter of all fatal injuries accounted for by fall from height. If you’re an employer and in control of any […]

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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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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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driving at work

Top Tips for driving at work

Over 5,000 accidents involving transport in the workplace are recorded by the HSE each year, with 50 resulting in fatalities. So, with such a high number of accidents being recorded, how can business owners ensure employees and customers driving to work are kept safe? Keep records of all agency drivers While it is common practice for […]

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musculoskeletal disorders

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Even though information and training on preventing chronic injuries is readily accessible nowadays, year after year we are still seeing a disconcerting rise in cases of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Although not life threatening, both episodic and chronic cases significantly reduce a person’s quality of life and currently affect a sizeable portion of the population. According […]

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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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Storm safety tips

Unless you live under a rock you will have no doubt heard about the devastating effects of the recent storm named Doris to visit our shores on Thursday. We Brits are renowned for talking about the weather at any given opportunity, so it was no wonder that the recent storm was the topic on most […]

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Top Tips for Food Hygiene

Good food hygiene is essential for you to make or sell food that is safe to eat. Every day people get ill from the food they eat. Bacteria, viruses and parasites found in food can cause food poisoning. Often, there is no way of telling if food is contaminated because it might not look, taste […]

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