Ergonomics


Government proposes fire door checks every quarter

The upcoming fire safety bill is set to stipulate that fire doors in all blocks of flats will need to be checked every three months. Read More

Airlines are being urged to decrease risk of toxic air

Airlines are being put under scrutiny after research found that members are suffering severe health effects due to being exposed to toxic air. Read More

‘A catalogue of fire risks’ found at Victoria Coach Station

London’s Victoria Coach Station has been given a fire enforcement notice after concerns were raised from fire experts that revealed a “catalogue of major fire risks”. Read More

Company director sentenced after ignoring notices

The former director of a construction company has received a suspended prison sentence after failing to comply with Prohibition Notices and for carrying out unsafe work at height during roofing work on a new build house. Read More

Can you guess the names of the inspirational speakers at Safety & Health Expo 2020?

The official announcement of the inspirational speakers at Safety & Health Expo 2020 is happening next week. This video contains some clues to the identities of the famous names, but can you guess who they are? Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

The UK government has declared coronavirus a “serious and imminent threat” to public health, as it announced new powers to fight its spread. Under the measures, people can now be forcibly quarantined and will not be free to leave. Read More

ECHA launches database to track harmful chemicals in products

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), has launched SCIP database, where companies can now find products containing Candidate List substances of very high concern. Read More

Workers exposed to dermatitis risk

An engineering company has been fined for failing to control the risk of its employees developing dermatitis following exposure to metalworking fluid. Read More

Washing hands can reduce the spread of coronavirus at airports, according to a study

The spread of the coronavirus can be reduced by 37% by improving hand hygiene at airports, according to a new study by the Society for Risk Analysis. Read More

Growing safety engagement in your workplace

What is safety culture, and whose job is it to change it? If it’s not just a feeling, but about people doing the right thing, is behaviour-based safety the answer? And does all of this just mean more work for safety professionals? Read More


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