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How Many Fatalities Really Take Place in the Workplace?

How Many Fatalities Really Take Place in the Workplace?
Health and safety myth-mongers love to downplay the importance of the many rules and restrictions we have in our workplaces.

But as we know all too well, these are there to keep everyone saf…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/how-many-fatalities-really-take-place-in-the-workplace/

Bunting, swords and mortarboards

Bunting, swords and mortarboards
Where May seems to be the month where British people lose their inhibitions to go chasing cheese and hefting woolsacks, July seems to be the month in which the killjoys get their own back. Recent headlines have been …
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/bunting-swords-and-mortarboards/

Health and Safety lessons from Wimbledon

Health and Safety lessons from Wimbledon
Forever associated with rain, Cliff Richard, strawberries and cream and British underachievement (up until last year anyway), the Wimbledon tennis championships seems an unlikely source for health and safety …
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/health-and-safety-lessons-from-wimbledon/

CSCS Cards – Forgeries on the increase

CSCS Cards – Forgeries on the increase
We are told that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, which means that forgeries indicate the esteem in which CSCS cards are held. After all, if the cards were worthless, people would not go to the tr…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/cscs-cards-forgeries-on-the-increase/

Think Asbestos is Ancient History? Think Again!

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…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/think-asbestos-is-ancient-history-think-again/

Historical Asbestos Exposure Continues To Create Headlines

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…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/historical-asbestos-exposure-continues-to-create-headlines/

May Madness – a health and safety nightmare

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…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/may-madness-a-health-and-safety-nightmare/

Alternative building materials – what are the health and safety implications?

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…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/alternative-building-materials-what-are-the-health-and-safety-implications/

Make Sure You Have a Head for Heights – Debunking Some Popular Myths

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.


http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/make-sure-you-have-a-head-for-heights-debunking-some-popular-myths/

Suit Up to Stay Safe – How to Choose the Right Personal Protective Equipment

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…
http://www.veritas-consulting.co.uk/blog/suit-up-to-stay-safe-how-to-choose-the-right-personal-protective-equipment/