It is established practice to install finger guards on doors where vulnerable adults or young children use your premises. But how do they prevent accidents, and when should they be fitted? When a door closes into its frame, there are a number of points where fingers may become trapped, these include the latch, the hinge

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‘Mike Ellerby was appointed on an interim basis to manage Health and Safety Services at the University of Sheffield. Mike’s personable, practicable and rigorous approach to health and safety was extremely helpful at a time when the University was in a period of transition for this key role. Mike did a great job for the

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“Michael is a detail-oriented manager who knows his field of Health & Safety, giving sound advice and practical solutions to problems, he also keeps sight of the strategic objectives.” Barry Whittles Head of Engineering & Maintenance at University of Sheffield

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The Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE) new cost recovery scheme — Fee for Intervention (FFI) — comes into force today (1st October 2012) in England, Scotland and Wales. Under the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012, those who break health and safety laws are liable for recovery of HSE’s related costs, including inspection, investigation and

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