Home and Hybrid workers – Health and Safety Guide You’re a home worker if you permanently work from your home or split your working time between the workplace and home (sometimes called hybrid working). Ensuring workplace health and safety remains essential even when your employees work from home. Our  health and safety guide is designed

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Some schools are facing another serious building related safety issue. According to an article published in the Guardian Newspaper on 31 August 2023, more than 100 schools are facing the immediate closure of buildings constructed from potentially dangerous aerated concrete panels, plunging the beginning of term into chaos for thousands of pupils. The government has found

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This week has been an interesting one for the team as we welcomed an enthusiastic work experience student, Ellena to our ranks. In today’s blog post, we want to share with you the contributions Ellena has made during her time with us. Ellena wasted no time in immersing herself in the work at hand. She

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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition that affects the hand and wrist. It occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes compressed or squeezed as it passes through a narrow passage in the wrist called the carpal tunnel. This is a narrow canal formed by the bones of

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Sometimes people are injured in the workplace and need assistance from a First Aider – First aid plays a crucial role in ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of employees in the workplace. It involves the immediate and temporary medical care provided to an injured or ill person until professional medical assistance arrives. Here are

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Laboratory safety is a niche aspect of Health and Safety – the same general rules apply, but the nature of the working environment can create some challenges. A short form list of things to consider include: Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment: Conduct a thorough evaluation of potential hazards in the lab, such as toxic chemicals,

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Your health and safety policy offers huge potential to help you focus on improvements within your business. A policy in three parts There are three parts that comprise a policy: Policy Statement Organisation Arrangements Statement The Health and Safety Policy Statement is usually about a page long, outlining the company’s commitment to Health and Safety.

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Fire doors play an essential role in building fire safety by preventing or inhibiting the spread of smoke and toxic gases, and by preserving the effective compartmentation of buildings. Fire doors are part of the “Passive” fire protection that protects occupants all of the time, provided that they are in good condition and are closed!

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Menopause: 7 Tips Advice To Help You Support Staff Managing the effects of menopause at work is important for both employers and their employees. Experiencing menopausal symptoms can be difficult and stressful time, and can vary greatly from person to person. Here are some tips for businesses to promote health and safety for employees dealing

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We are all different in the work place and we need to embrace neurodiversity. Neurodiversity refers to the diversity of individuals with different neurodevelopmental conditions such as autism, ADHD, and dyslexia. In the workplace, neurodiversity can bring unique perspectives, strengths, and problem solving skills to a team. Staying safe in the workplace is important for

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