Category Archive: General Risk Assessments

Be Prepared For The Winter Months

Let’s avoid slipping and falling! Winter will soon be here and Employers and controllers of property need to look at and assess the foreseeable hazards and resultant risks that are on our very own door step. You will need to prepare for heavy frost, snow & ice.

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Health & Safety Risk Management “CARING”

The professional advice and recommendations within this advisory is intended to assist you along the way and allow you every opportunity not only to conform but prosper and continue to add value to your Organisation. The first fact that I would like to emphasis is that Health & Safety Risk Management is not about bureaucracy […]

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Snow is here. Preparing for the winter!

Let’s avoid slipping and falling! Winter is here and Employers and controllers of property need to look at and assess the foreseeable hazards and resultant risks that are on our very own door step. You will need to prepare for heavy frost, snow & ice.

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Liquid concrete sprayed out of damaged pipe on to pedestrians

An armed police car was damaged and members of the public were showered in concrete when a pump split and sprayed out wet concrete at a construction site in London. London Concrete Pumping Ltd was contracted to provide mobile concrete-pumping equipment as part of a construction project to build an office building opposite Wellington Barracks, […]

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Nursing home owners sentenced after death of elderly resident

Two nursing home owners have been fined after an elderly resident died following a fall from a hoist. Annie Bradley, 78, who was known as Vera, was being transported in a sling from her bed to a specialist chair at Harley House Nursing Home on Elms Road in Leicester. During the manoeuvre Miss Bradley fell […]

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Tenants exposed to asbestos at Bolton mill

A landlord and a letting agents have been prosecuted for failing to protect tenants from the risk of asbestos exposure at a converted mill in Bolton. Manchester Crown Court heard that the HSE found dozens of damaged asbestos boards stacked up at Brownlow Mill during a visit to the site.

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Hot tub ‘blamed’ for Legionnaires’ outbreak

Investigations into the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Stoke-on-Trent have identified the most likely probable source the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced. In its latest updates on the recent outbreak in the city, the HPA said the likely source is a hot tub based at JTF Warehouse in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent. HSE and city council environmental […]

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Health and safety training companies for preventing work incidents

Businesses must have a priority of safety and health.  There are many reasons why we need to make it a priority, such as avoiding the hefty fines, worker deaths, or worker injuries.

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Health and safety risk assessments in the workplace

In business, workstation risk assessments are an imperative step to take in order to protect your workers and your business.

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Advanced techniques to promote worker safety: health surveillance

A well-known adage insists that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This saying may be most appropriate in the contest of health and safety in the workplace.

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