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Stay Home and Stay Safe

COVID-19 isolating at home can mean that you may be tempted to do more and more at home a) to keep busy and b) stimulated and interested.  Take care that you do not stretch yourself too far and put yourself […]

Leave safety systems to chance?

An article in today’s IOSH news relates to the perils of allowing workers to make their own decisions about correct procedures for working on site.   As a company manager or director you are responsible for the undertakings of your workers […]

Brexit and Legislation

Your duties to protect the health and safety of people affected by your work will not change with Brexit. HSE’s guidance, health and safety made simple: the basics for your business, will help you to comply with the law. You […]

Event Safety for Jagex Ltd

SoPro Safety were delighted to once again support Jagex Ltd with event safety advice and assurance this year. Each year the talented events team produce a huge scale recreation of parts of their massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) called […]

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 […]

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