Monthly Archive: May 2017

Ensure your Machinery Safety Measures Meet the Grade

The safety devices installed by manufacturers are there for a reason – it’s therefore vitally important that all of your employees know not to remove them or adapt them. Tips to Ensure your Machinery Safety Measures Meet the Grade: Undertake a risk assessment to identify machinery that your workers use which could give rise to harm – for example items...

Tips for Homeworkers

Homeworking can present challenges to both employers and employees. For employers, this can include managing staff who work on their own and away from the main business base. For employees, it can include overcoming feelings of isolation and managing the boundaries between home and work life. Employers have a duty of care for all their employees, and the requirements of...

Falls from height – Fragile roof

Falls from height through fragile roofs are all too common. Take steps today to ensure you employ competent contractors and make sure all parties on site work together safely. Tips for Managing Contractors and Subcontractors Always check the credentials of contractors before employing them to ensure they are experienced, qualified and competent to do the work. Verify what checks they...

Tips to Ensure Members of the Public are Protected During Work Activities

It is vitally important that you consider how persons other than your workers are protected during your work activities. Make sure any risks are included in your risk assessments and policies. Tips to Ensure Members of the Public are Protected During Work Activities: Include hazards that could affect members of the public and others (such as visitors) when undertaking your...