Workplace Hazards


Amazon safety incidents: GMB Union demands inquiry following ‘600 injuries in the past 3 years’

The GMB has said that it's time for a Parliamentary inquiry into Amazon's working conditions following reports of 600 serious injuries or near misses in the past three years. Read More

Noise in the Workplace – Director’s Briefing

This Director’s Briefing, from Barbour EHS, covers: Does your business have a noise problem? What are the action levels and limit values? Control methods or noise reduction techniques and When should hearing protection be used? Read More

The hidden threats of HAVS

There are two million workers at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in the UK, and currently 300 thousand people suffering advanced stages. Read More

‘Outdoor workers are exposed to 15% more pollution than the average Londoner’

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

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

Brexit: How will chemical management be affected?

What implications could Brexit have on chemical management and UK’s safety regulations? Read More

Dutch railway staff go through emergency training to increase safety on trains

Dutch railway company, Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), has partnered with G4S to design and deliver training courses for railway staff. Read More

Hazardous Substances Legislation Update eBook

This guide features key developments in hazardous substance management in 2018/19, HSE’s focus areas for 2020, A review of the latest revisions to legislation and upcoming inspections, Brexit guidance and How to successfully deliver your COSHH. 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



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