Monthly Archive: December 2016

Protect Your Workers’ Backs with These 5 Tips

Often, safety issues can end up taking precedence over health issues, but it is imperative that action is taken to ensure both the health and safety of employees – so make sure you identify today where your health risks may lie. Do a risk assessment to identify how workers could be affected by manual handling activities, in relation to musculoskeletal...

Don’t Let ‘Elf and Safety’ Ruin Your Workplace Festivities!

A few years ago, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) released their 12 Myths of Christmas to enable workplaces to get the balance right between safety and fun, and to dispel the myths around whether workplaces should allow festive decorations in the first place. The key messages were that (1) health and safety is often wrongly cited as the reason...

Tips to Prevent Worker Exposure to Metalworking Fluids

The risks from coming into contact with metalworking fluids are well-known, yet there are still companies who do not protect their workers from developing serious health problems associated with the substance. Take the necessary steps to make sure your company is not one of them. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigated the cases of ill health amongst the workers...