workplace hazards


Working with electricity: 5 steps to safe practice

Electrical equipment provider, Matindale, launches new, simplified safeguarding process, ALIVE, to help prevent injuries and save lives. Read More

Agency workers: 3 steps for safer forklift operations

Mentor FLT Training highlights employers’ duty of care to agency workers and advises how you can ensure they stay safe. Read More

Good ventilation in the workplace can help reduce the spread of coronavirus, says HSE

As more people return to the workplace, the HSE is stressing the importance of good ventilation to support businesses minimise the risk of coronavirus. Read More

Construction firm fined after several workers contracted occupational disease

A construction company has been sentenced for safety breaches after multiple employees were diagnosed with Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS). Read More

Workplace noise: how much is too much?

Here we take a look at the different ways that workplace noise affects staff, and what you can do about it. Read More

Tip-overs: #1 killer of forklift truck operators

According to OSHA, tipping accidents are biggest single cause of fatalities among forklift operators. In almost every case, the driver was ‘mousetrapped’ between the truck’s overhead guard and the ground. Here, Stewart Gosling of Red Diamond Distribution sets out the causes and what you can do to prevent it happening to your operators. Read More

CFTS supports National Forklift Safety Day

Tuesday 8 June 2021 is National Forklift Safety Day, and the materials handling industry is once again being encouraged to get involved, share guidance and take action to make sites safer. Read More

A guide to silica compliance

Did you know that silica dust is the biggest risk to workers after asbestos? In this guide, find out how to ensure that your workplace is silica dust safe. Read More

Understanding the risk of rotational head injury

There is a common misconception that the biggest risk to our heads comes from falling objects, but accident statistics tell a different story, Chris Tidy Technical & Training Specialist at Centurion Safety explains more. Read More

Why engineers must consider human induced vibration

Human footfall can cause vibrations throughout structures and buildings. This article looks at the potential impacts of human induced vibration and how to remedy the risk. Read More



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Down to Earth: The hidden risk of low level falls in vehicle maintenance

Display Screen Equipment: Employee factsheet

ISO 45003: Your questions answered

Environment Bill guidance document

Hybrid working – Director’s briefing