workplace hazards


How to keep your people healthy when using display screen equipment?

Despite being one of the lower risk activities in the workplace and having technology available to us, the use of display screen equipment is not always well managed. With more people working from home, now is time to engage and help support their health and wellbeing. Read More

Workplace injury: What does this mean for employers in Ireland?

Under health and safety legislation, every employer has a duty of care to their employees and self-employed people working for the business to provide a safe work environment. But accidents still happen... Read More

Oak processionary moths: How to protect workers during spring and summer

Andrzej Palka looks at how PPE plays a primary role in preventing human contact with the caterpillars, thus protecting workers from harm. Read More

Rust shooting: Maximum fine for producers who demonstrated ‘plain indifference to employee safety’

The producers of the film Rust, who’s cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was accidentally shot dead on set by actor Alec Baldwin, have been hit with the maximum $136,793 (£105,000) fine. Read More

Listen Up: ‘Employers must provide the same level of hearing protection to all workers under amended PPE Regulations’

Tim Turney, Global Marketing Manager at Casella, shares expert advice on hearing protection in the workplace. Read More

How has home working impacted official first aid requirements?

Companies should re-evaluate how they handle first aid and accidents in the workplace when that workplace is the home. Read More

Health and safety compliance considerations for surveyors

Whether you’re a commercial landlord or a prospective tenant, you might not realise that surveyors could be at risk in your property. These are a few of the elements often overlooked when surveying a building that could pose a threat to surveyors. Read More

Operator of UK’s largest oil refinery fined £500,000 following liquid petroleum gas leak

The operator of the UK’s largest oil refinery has been fined for health and safety breaches after a leak of liquid petroleum gas was discovered by a worker. Read More

Film set safety – what needs to be done?

Following the recent death of Halyna Hutchins, filmmakers are being urged to re-evaluate their approach to adopting on-set safety guidance. Read More

Working with electricity: 5 steps to safe practice

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



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