Workplace Hazards


Don’t slip up on safety

Three quarters of floor surfaces tested failed to achieve a safe standard of slip resistance, according to research. Read More

Case is reminder of need to assess risks associated with flammable atmospheres

Chemical company LMA Services Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after a fire which quickly took hold of buildings and storage areas at the site. Read More

Keeping safe whilst working at height this winter

Some of the issues to be aware of and top tips to help mitigate risks for those working at height during the winter period. Read More

Mild steel welding fume reclassified as a human carcinogen: How to avoid the damaging health effects of welding fume

A further look at the changes, what they mean for UK businesses and workers, and more importantly how you can ensure you comply with them. Read More

Preparing for winter – Don’t let your business freeze to a halt

Arco is warning companies to put the correct measures in place in the wake of what could be one of the coldest winters in Britain for 30 years. Read More

Company director knowingly exposed workers to dangerous substances

A manufacturer of agricultural trailers has been sentenced for deliberately putting his workers at risk of developing severe lung disease, after exposing them to substances harmful to health. Read More

Roadside air pollution can stunt children’s lung growth, according to study

A report carried out by Kings College London has highlighted the health risks of living near busy roads in the UK. Read More

Road Safety Week: Mates in Mind says suicide rate in transport sector is ‘above average’

Mates in Mind is campaigning for transport and logistics organisations to prioritise the mental wellbeing of their workforces. Read More

Road Safety Week 2019

Every year, Road Safety Week aims to shine a light on how dangerous roads in the UK are, as well as raising awareness of how to avoid accidents. Read More

Five workers develop HAVS after vibrating tool use

A property management and development organisation has been fined after five employees developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). Read More



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