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Health and Safety Statistics

Key figures for Great Britain (2017/18) 1.4 million working people suffering from a work-related illness 2,595 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2016) 144 workers killed at work 555,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey 71,062 injuries to employees reported […]

Event Safety

Safety is a key priority for any event and we help you to comply with legislation and to keep you, your suppliers, sub-contractors and visitors safe. We provide advice, training, support and audit on Health & Safety and how it […]

Festive Lights – a myth?

The Myth: Indoor Christmas lights need a portable appliance test (PAT) every year The reality: Lots of companies waste money in the false belief they need to test their Christmas lights annually, or even don’t put them up at all!  […]

RIDDOR reporting

2017 – 18 RIDDOR Headline figures

Information from the Health and Safety Executive recently. 144 Workers killed in 2017/18 (RIDDOR) Fatal injuries to workers by main industry Fatal injuries to workers by age Main kinds of fatal accident for workers Rate of fatal injury per 100,000 workers In […]

HSE myth busters

An extract from the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) website: Do you need to wear safety footwear all the time? An employee questions the need to wear safety footwear for the whole of their shift as they think their work […]

Only one month to go…

What’s the future for the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA)? Be part of the consultation process…   The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reviewing the delivery and scope of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) on behalf of Department for […]

Domain information

We have a number of websites and domains under our management for clients and associates.   You may have been directed to this landing ‘post’ by a redirect.  If you have questions about the site you were expecting to see or […]

UK safety fines rose 80%

... according to Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) injury and ill health statistics   A scary headline to make any boss take a long, hard look at Health and Safety arrangements in their company or organisation… In 2016-17 – the [...]

Fees for Intervention

If the Health & Safety Executive visit your workplace and find that you are in material breach of health and safety law, you will have to pay for the time it takes them to identify what is wrong and to […]

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