Monthly Archive: August 2015

Tips for Avoiding Hazardous Substance-related Fires

Accidents can be prevented if correct procedures are in place. Sometimes it’s the more simple tasks that can slip under the radar in the risk assessment process, which can prove to be fatal in relation to higher-risk industries or practices. Always undertake a risk assessment for all tasks where hazardous substances could be released, either intentionally or unintentionally. This involves detailed analysis of...

Driving Licence Checks

The photo card driving licence and its paper counterpart were introduced in 1998 with the paper element allowing details to be entered that could not be included on the plastic card itself. These include any endorsements and the categories of vehicle the holder is entitled to drive. This information will now be stored electronically and therefore will not be shown...

How to Keep Your Young Workers Safe

Young workers, and those on work experience, often do not have the knowledge or experience to spot unsafe practices, and they may be keen to demonstrate their abilities without thinking about the potential consequences. Having clear instructions and control measures in place, and the correct level of supervision, will ensure that they stay safe – and you stay out of...