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Fire Door Safety Week 2019

2019 Fire Door Safety Week Campaign Safety Advisors will be again pledging its support as Fire Door Safety Week Campaign enters into its 7thyear. The Home Office national statistics for England recorded for year ending March 2019 that there had been 253 fire-related fatalities in 2018/19 compared to 339(including 72 from the 2017 Grenfell Tower…
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10 Steps to Health and Safety success

10 Steps to Health and Safety success Health and Safety has come a long way since the days of the industrial revolution when profit was put before people and as a result families suffered loss of loved ones due to un-safe practices. We, as a nation, should no longer accept that going to work could…
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10 Steps to Health and Safety – 2 Legal compliance

10 Steps to Health and Safety - 2 Legal compliance [caption id="attachment_3099" align="alignleft" width="256"] Compliance with the law[/caption] There is lots of health and safety legislation, with wide ranging impacts for organisations. The main piece of legislation is the Health and Safety at Work Act etc. 1974 (HASAW). This allows for the creation of other…
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10 Steps to Health and Safety – 3 Identify and manage risks

10 Steps to Health and Safety - 3 Identify and manage risks What hazards do you face? [caption id="attachment_3100" align="aligncenter" width="204"] Risk awareness[/caption] Hazards are the things that can cause harm such as contact with chemicals, falls from height, noise etc. Identify who could be harmed if they come into contact with the hazards. You…
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