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Fire safety in the workplace

August 8, 2015
‘In 2013-14 there were 322 fire-related deaths in Great Britain. 41% of fire-related deaths in Great Britain were caused by the victim being overcome by gas, smoke or toxic fumes.…
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Health and safety in the garden

July 31, 2015
Summer is a time when nearly everyone likes to spend time outside in a garden (perhaps with the exception of those who suffer from hay fever!) and there are many…
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The Bathroom – Safety First

July 23, 2015
We are all familiar with the contents in a bathroom, so you would think that the bathroom would be considered a safe environment by most people. However, the bathroom is…
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Back pain in care home staff

July 10, 2015
The onset of back pain can happen in the workplace. It may be triggered by bad posture while sitting or standing, bending awkwardly, or lifting incorrectly. The majority of personnel…
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New CLP classification, labelling and packaging of cleaning and chemical products

June 26, 2015
You may have noticed changes on the labelling of cleaning and other chemical products recently. Pick up any cleaning product and it may have the symbol for ‘Irritant’ or ‘Harmful’…
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Gas safety management

June 22, 2015
Within most premises there are gas appliances. When used correctly gas is a very efficient source of fuel; it is also hazardous and can cause death. The business must ensure…
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No Smoking in the Workplace

June 15, 2015
Smoking in public places and the workplace is dealt with as a public health matter within the UK. Smoke-free legislation was introduced on the 1st July 2007, banning smoking in…
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Safe use of stand assist lifters and passive lifters

May 22, 2015
The use of stand assist lifters or passive Lifters in a residential care home or other healthcare environment is required to support the movement of elderly residents who have restricted…
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