Alternative building materials – what are the health and safety implications?
The drive to build more eco-friendly homes and offices is forcing many construction firms to consider the use of alternative materials. Moving away from traditional bric…
Make Sure You Have a Head for Heights – Debunking Some Popular Myths
Working from heights can be pretty tricky at the best of times. But if you’re trying to make sense of the health and safety rules around it too?
We know it ain’t easy.
Suit Up to Stay Safe – How to Choose the Right Personal Protective Equipment
You can’t deny that safety clobber isn’t eye-catching – it’s even made it on the fashion runways.
But joking aside, it’s pretty important to make sure that y…
CSCS Cards and Site Health and Safety Awareness Explained
Although site operators retain overall responsibility for health and safety provisions on site, individual workers also contribute to raising standards. By law every worker must be properly …
Looking back to improve the future
Unknown to many people outside manual industries, April 28th marks the annual International Workers’ Memorial Day. Intended as a way to raise awareness of workplace fatalities across the world, the event is obser…
The IOSH Manifesto launches – but will Westminster take note?
As official campaigning for the 2015 General Election begins in earnest, the IOSH has launched their own manifesto, seeking to gain political support for their ongoing efforts to raise …
Self Employed? Then You Need to Know About This
Did you know that the rates of accidents and fatalities amongst self-employed workers have been doubling over the years, while others were dropping down?
Well, self employed people might get another…