What is IOSH Managing Safely about?

By | 2018-03-12T11:16:24+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: blog|

What is the IOSH Managing Safely training course all about, who's it directed at and what are the benefits of the course to your business? We've outlined a little about this course on our IOSH Training Courses page but here we're going to discuss the course in some more depth. The IOSH website tells us that the course [...]

Fire Safety Logbook – what is it? (Get one for free)

By | 2018-02-21T13:57:45+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: blog|

Do you have a Fire Safety logbook, do you know what's it for and do you use it correctly? A fire safety logbook is a key tool in managing your fire safety effectively. It's primary purpose is to keep adequate and up to date records of the components that make up your fire safety systems. It's [...]

Love Health and Safety this Valentines!

By | 2018-02-13T14:26:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: blog|

Health and Safety is sometimes thought of as a 'boring' 'needs must' task - this is why you should show it some love this valentines. Every workplace, office, factory, warehouse faces health and safety risks. Everyone. Most business owners ensure they comply with regulations, however there are still many who overlook the key benefits that successful [...]

Asbestos 101

By | 2018-02-19T16:22:05+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: blog|

Asbestos poses a serious risk to human health, especially those in construction based roles. Here's what you need to know about it.  What is it? Asbestos is a name for a group of silicate mineral fibres found naturally in soil and rock. Made up primarily from silicon and oxygen, it is mined from the ground and [...]

Time to Talk Day 2018

By | 2018-02-02T11:47:59+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: blog|

Mental health is just as important as physical health, today Time to Talk Day 2018 gives us the chance to spread that message and be more open about mental health. Approx one in four people will experience a mental health problem this year, the issues of mental health can be as common and serious as those who suffer [...]

Cutting through Fire Safety jargon

By | 2018-01-26T12:06:07+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: blog|

If you've recently received a Fire Risk Assessment document and been baffled by the terminology, this is for you. Here we're simplifying some of the fire safety jargon which you might have come across and providing some tips on how to implement a safer environment.  Let's get started. FSO 2005 Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety) Order 2005. This [...]

First Aid responsibilities

By | 2018-01-29T15:25:50+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: blog|

Do you know what the law expects of you, as an employer to provide first aid requirements? Take a look at a guide here. The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill [...]

Landlord fire safety responsibilities

By | 2018-01-29T15:27:36+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: blog|

You're a landlord, you have reliable tenants and everything's going well - but do you know what fire safety responsibilities you have towards them? It's not just property developers or tower block owners who need to think about fire safety for their tenants - all landlords have a duty of care for their tenants. Basic fire safety [...]

How important is Employers Liability Insurance?

By | 2018-01-29T15:28:32+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: blog|

We're currently in the process of reviewing and renewing our Employers Liability Insurance, let's discuss why this cover is so important - and compulsory!  The cover is in place to ensure that any employee who successfully sues their employer will be financially compensated irrespective of the financial position of the employer. So should the employer breach [...]

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