Monthly Archive: July 2015

Health and Safety Blog.

As we sit blogging, we wonder if people read the contents. So our question to you is: 1. Do you forward these blogs to employees, as we feel some of the content matter is very important to them and they should be included. 2. Is there a subject you would like us to write a blog about? Is something on your mind...

Maintaining Safe Machinery

There are many cases of machinery accidents where the end results are limb amputations and serious crushing injuries. Always make sure that the hazards associated with your machines have been identified, and that employees are aware of the consequences of tampering with any guarding put there to protect them. 5 Tips for Maintaining Safe Machinery All machines should be subject to...

Asbestos Removal Planning and Procedures

Asbestos is the silent killer that can take many years to catch up with those who breathe it in. Unfortunately, in many cases, it leads to mesothelioma and other cancers for which there is no cure. Something as simple as planning the work properly – and sticking to that plan – can stop people breathing in these deadly fibres. 5...

Stress in the Workplace

Indicators of stress: fatigue, anxiety, poor motivation making mistakes, having accidents deteriorating relationships with colleagues, irritability, indecisiveness, absenteeism, excessive smoking, drinking, overeating, etc physical symptoms, such as headaches, dizziness and general aches and pains. Long-term health effects: high blood pressure heart disease ulcers thyroid disorders gastrointestinal disorders psychological effects, such as anxiety and depression other behaviours, like skipping meals, drinking...