How Health and Safety Conscious is Your Company?

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Whether you are young and new to a trade, or you are older and have been doing it for 30 years, there is always the chance that either of you can have any sort of accident, big or small.

Regardless of the business you are in – whether you are an office worker or a pharmaceutical engineer – the possibilities of injury or damage to someone’s health are forever going to be there. Continue reading

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Are You Choosing The Right Training For Your Company Needs?

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Training up your employees – whether they are new to your company or have been around for many years – can cost you a lot of money, especially if you end up sending them to courses which aren’t right for their needs.

Sometimes you might find that employers don’t send you on training courses because of the expense until something forces their arm, which isn’t good for anyone. Continue reading

There Are Big Reasons You Need To Hire The Best People

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When it comes to you needing repairs and maintenance doing at your home, whether big or small, you should always be hiring the best possible tradespeople you can find.
If you were to require a full rewire to be done at your property then most people would definitely do what they can to hire the best electrician they could.

But if it is only a minor job, then sometimes you might find yourself asking any Tom, Dick or Harry to do it, because you think it is a simple job for someone else to do. Continue reading

Is Your Company Appropriate With Its Health And Safety?

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Whether you are young and new to a trade, or you are older and have been doing it for 30 years, there is always the chance that either of you can have any sort of accident, big or small.

Regardless of the business you are in, the possibilities of injury or damage to someone else’s health are forever going to be there.  These could come from manual handling, working constantly with computers, dangerous machinery or even stress. Continue reading

Why Too Much Training Can Land On Deaf Ears

Training, it seems nowadays that the world in which we live could not possibly survive without it.  It just seems that sometimes this trait to ensure everyone is up to date with the latest manuals can go a a little awry.

Training courses take up an inordinate amount of time and to be honest sometimes overlap coverage.  Safety in the workplace is paramount, but there are times when simple good old common sense is all that is needed.

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Avoid Electrical Accidents At All Costs

electric-shock-signSimply said, electricity can be a major safety threat. Whether you are at your home, in your office or working on a construction site, electricity is extremely hazardous.

Every year around the world, hundreds and thousands of people are injured or killed at work due to electrical shocks and burns

Especially on construction sites, when workers are sometimes required to work with and around electrics, which puts them in dangerous positions. Accidents with electricity can cause serious injury, or even death. The smallest amount of electrical energy can cause extreme damage. Continue reading