Think Asbestos is Ancient History? Think Again!
Recently, a London council found itself in court after it became apparent that they had been ignoring warnings about asbestos being in the Town Hall basement – since 1984!
What makes the story eve…
Historical Asbestos Exposure Continues To Create Headlines
Although asbestos exposure is most commonly associated with industries that are involved in the direct handling of the substance, virtually anyone working in a pre-1999 building is at some r…
May Madness – a health and safety nightmare
The last bank holiday in May is the final proof that Summer really is on the way. Not only does the British public go mad burning burgers on barbecues (usually in the rain), but a number of other odd eve…
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 …