Monthly Archive: April 2016

Safe Operation of Forklift Trucks

It has been reported that during some visits to companies the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors found that workers often didn’t wear seatbelts, and the forklift driving operations were not suitably managed within the company. The speed at which some drivers drove was also not controlled, leading to a dangerous situation for many employees. Forklift trucks are involved in...

Don’t Get Caught Out by Unregistered Gas Engineers

Never allow anyone to undertake work on gas items if they do not have the necessary qualifications, competence and registration to do so. Fires and explosions have happened before in workplaces and domestic premises – some with fatal consequences – for these very reasons. As an employer (or landlord) you need to ensure that all installations, maintenance checks and repairs...

Ensure Employees follow Your Training: 5 Top Tips

Investing in the training of staff benefits both the worker and the company, and can help to keep the workplace safe for everyone – but it could all be for nothing if that training is not put into practice. Make sure you take steps to ensure that your staff follow the right procedures. Make sure all staff attend relevant training...