Monthly Archive: June 2015

Training is essential to the achievements of a business.

Training is essential to the achievements of a business.  Perhaps its most positive benefit is better employees.  A company develop the potential of an employee, and part of the way a company encourages improvement is through training.  Often, good training is just as important as a good benefits package for an employee. Health and safety training is essential in order...

6 Top Tips for Safe Work at Height

1. You must plan, organise and supervise work at height to ensure it is carried out safely. Begin by assessing the risk and include the height of the task, duration and frequency and the condition of the work surface. Don’t overcomplicate things. Remember, the legislation places emphasis on the elimination of the need to work at height, but if you...

FREE Driver Risk Management Workshops (2 hrs)

The penalties for companies and managers who are found to be negligent towards driver safety can be extremely severe. IAM Drive & Survive offer free workshops and seminars, you will fully understand your company’s risk exposure and how to comply with all legislation through implementing a Driver Risk Management programme. If you’re coming along to a seminar/workshop, please take advantage...

Ensure You Follow a Safe System of Work

A safe system of work is a formal procedure which results from systematic examination of a task in order to identify all the hazards. It defines safe methods to ensure that hazards are eliminated or risks minimised. As an employer, you are responsible for ensuring you have safe systems of work (SSW) in place. These are also known as safe...