SCHOOLS | 8 ways to keep your classrooms health and safety compliant

Children flourish in a safe and secure learning environment – and this starts in the classroom. Pupils and teachers spend most of their day in the classroom, and while not inherently a high-risk environment, ensuring risk is properly assessed and managed is essential to fulfilling your duty of care.  But where do you start with […]

Slips, Trips and Falls Costing Employers £73m in Annual Leave

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New research has further highlighted the hidden cost to employers of slips, trips and falls at work. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), slip, trip and fall hazards in the workplace are responsible for up to 40% of workplace injuries. Aside from the incalculable cost to the individual (lost income, pain suffered, reduced quality of […]

SCHOOLS | 8 ways to keep your classrooms health and safety compliant

Children flourish in a safe and secure learning environment – and this starts in the classroom. Pupils and teachers spend most of their day in the classroom, and while not inherently a high-risk environment, ensuring risk is properly assessed and managed is essential to fulfilling your duty of care.  But where do you start with […]

HOSPITALITY | Slips, Trips and Falls

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Slips, trips and falls are the most frequently occurring accidents in the hospitality industry. However, they can readily be prevented with the right awareness and training, cleaning procedures, equipment maintenance and footwear. Many of the hazards causing slips and falls in pubs, hotels and restaurants etc can be found at workplaces in other industries. This […]

Costly Slips

A major supermarket chain has been fined £80,000 after an employee slipped on a spillage in the food preparation area of a supermarket. The worker was not seriously injured in the incident. The court found that the supermarket had failed to provide her with anti-slip footwear despite making such equipment available as a matter of […]

Slips, Trips & Falls

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Slips, trips and falls are among the most common health and safety issues in the workplace and yet, they are also among the most easily preventable. Here, we take a quick look at the issues and what measures you can take as an employer. Responsibilities of an Employer As an employer, the Health and Safety […]