Why Confined Space Training Is Important

by Michael Addison in Safety | posted:

Every year people die as a result of work in confined spaces. In Norfolk, one welder was overcome by fumes, his colleague went in to rescue him and fell unconscious. A crewman onboard a shipping vessel died from carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of the petrol engine running with no ventilation and little air […]

Abrasive Wheels: Cutting Edge Training

by Michael Addison in Safety | posted:

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Abrasive wheels are dangerous if left to the untrained. Whenever workers operate this machinery incorrectly, incidents like these are likely to happen. Whether you’ve got a new starter on the team or looking to refresh your knowledge with the current work practices. Our course is aimed squarely at you. But first, here’s the reason why […]

Construction Essentials: Site Safety Training

by Michael Addison in Safety | posted:

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According to the Health and Safety Executive, one-third of fatal workplace injuries occurred in the construction sector. What’s troubling was the fact they were all self-employed workers. As one of the most work safety-conscious counties in the world, the price of risk is high. Avoidable accidents can cost a companies finance and reputation.   Did […]

How often should workplace toilets be cleaned?

by Michael Addison in Washrooms & Hygiene | posted:

How often should workplace toilets be cleaned?

Did you know? British workers spend on average 3,515 full days at work over the course of their lifetime. Given that, employees should be safe and certain that the companies they work for, take appropriate steps toward their needs. In particular, their physiological needs with regards to washroom hygiene. The workplace (health, safety and welfare) […]

First Aid At Work Training Courses: Explained

by Michael Addison in Safety | posted:

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The UK has one of the best health and safety records in the world, but there is still much room for improvement. Workplace injuries and ill health cost the UK economy up to £5 billion between 2016/17, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Accidents in the workplace don’t stop at the personal level( […]

Good Work Plan: Employer Overview

by Michael Addison in Small Business Guidance | posted:

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Following Brexit, the government have stated that they will not only maintain UK workers rights but enhance them. The Good Work Plan devised by Matthew Taylor, the chief executive for the royal society of arts and previous policy adviser to Tony Blair. After a two year long review, the results are here. What does the […]

Flexible Working: Managing Homeworkers 101

by Michael Addison in Managing Workers | posted:

Flexible Working

Small businesses around the nation utterly nail down the one thing big businesses struggle with the most, that’s flexibility. For instance, take homeworking. Large corporations are tied down by red tape with their reluctance in advocating homeworking. The knee-jerk reaction is that lack of a physical presence encourages lower levels of productivity. That is the […]

The Beer Necessities: Bar Essentials

by Michael Addison in Business Supplies | posted:

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Does your clientele have a particular poison? According to research by Absolut Vodka, the UK’s favourite cocktail is the porn star martini.  Ordered on the daily at 40,000 different restaurants and bars across the country. Now, keeping afloat with the right liquor license and business insurance is one thing. The other is finding a way […]

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