Safety guide: working at height

According to HSE figures, in 2011 / 2012, 40 fatal injuries to workers and over 3,000 major injuries occurred as a result of a fall from height. There are several factors that needs to be considered to prepare adequately to work at height. Read More

Health & Safety in the Retail Environment

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the retail sector employs approximately 3 million people in the UK (HSE, 2013). 'Retail' is a sub sector of the service sector. Despite the fact that a high percentage of the UK economy; and indeed the economies of most major industrialised countries is made up of service sector organisations, serious safety implications within this sector are often seen as minimal (Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2011). This report is provided by HSS Training. Read More

Risk Factors in the Development of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Risk Factors in the Development of Musculoskeletal disordersThe link between physiological risk factors in the development of musculoskeletal disorders is well documented in scientific literature. Modern occupational environments often require workers to complete multiple tasks in a complex time pattern, while embracing ever expanding workloads. Physically monotonous or repetitive jobs in which workers are required to do more; faster increases the physiological risks associated with developing musculoskeletal disorders. Read More

Load Security

Load SecurityOver the course of a year, hundreds of thousands of goods vehicles; many of which are classed as large goods vehicles due to their gross vehicle weight, travel our roads. Read More

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