Monthly Archive: September 2017

Preventing Accidents Involving Employees and Workplace Vehicles

Many workers are injured each year by moving work vehicles that either didnt see them or started unexpectedly. Take the time today to check your vehicle management plan to ensure that your workers are protected. Tips to Prevent Accidents Involving Employees and Workplace Vehicles Undertake a risk assessment to determine where the hazards involving pedestrians and vehicles are. Walk around...

Ensure Ladder Jobs are Carried Out Safely

Ladders are often useful pieces of equipment for short-term, low risk jobs, but serious (if not fatal) accidents can occur if they are not used correctly. Take the time before starting any job to check that your ladder procedures are fit for purpose. Tips to Ensure Ladder Jobs are Carried Out Safely Do a risk assessment for the task you...

Understanding Stress

Understand what “stress” really means Stress is something which we will all experience at different times in our lives. It will occur when we perceive that we are experiencing levels of pressure that we find difficult to cope with (ie either too much or too little pressure). A certain level of pressure, or challenge, is necessary to enable us to...

Don’t Ignore HSE Advice or Notices

It is imperative that you always comply with any enforcement given by the HSE, if directors and company owners fail to do so they could end up with a prison sentence. Tips to Ensure Your Premises are Safe for Workers and Members of the Public Check the boundaries of your premises to ensure that there are no gaps or holes...