Category: Health and Safety

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone! We appreciate your business and look forward to working with you in 2019. Best wishes Walker Health and Safety Services Limited  

Reducing the risks from vibration

The company wants to ensure that it is doing all that is reasonably practicable to eliminate and/or reduce the risks from vibration when using such tools in the workplace. Here is some guidance for helping employees in your organisation use hand-held power tools. The first step should be to formulate a policy, with the purpose to prevent, so far as is...

Best Practices for Using Safety Labels

If you want your business to run compliantly and efficiently, it’s important to pay attention to best practice in implementing health and safety policy. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website contains useful information on the workplace laws that cover the processing, manufacturing and packaging of a wide range of goods, including:   Cosmetics Electrical products Fireworks Foodstuffs Gas appliances...

Managing health and safety for employees working from home

Health and safety requirements when working from home If you have more than five employees, you have a legal requirement to assess potential risks to their work environment before employment begins and record any significant findings. You must: Conduct risk assessments at the start of the employment or contract and when there has been a significant change to the home...