Workplace Hazards


Ineos fined after major gas leak

Ineos Chemicals Grangemouth Limited has been fined after ethylene, a flammable gas, was released from a cracked pipe at its KF Ethylene Plant. Read More

A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Construction company ‘hadn’t learnt lessons’ from fall incident

A construction company has been fined after HSE inspectors found unsafe working at height practises and other unsafe site operations during a routine inspection. 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

Employee who suffered hearing loss from faulty alarm awarded over £240,000

A woman who required hearing aids after her ears were damaged by a faulty fire alarm at her workplace has been awarded over £241,000 in compensation. Read More

COSHH back to basics – A plain English guide on COSHH

The eBook will teach you: What the COSHH regulations are, substances covered under COSHH, how to write and interpret a COSHH risk assessment Read More

Evaluate your site safety

Safety as a journey, not a destination, is a widely accepted construct. UKMHA Chief Executive and FLTA Director Tim Waples invites you to review that journey and asks: “are you sitting comfortably?” Read More

8 common forklift truck hazards managers should look out for

Forklift training provider Mentor reveals some of the most common areas of bad practice that managers should look out for and promptly stamp out. Read More



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