How much is too much rock salt?! How to Avoid Overspending.

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Did you know that the names of some county towns: Middlewich, Northwich and Nantwich were named because of their nearby salt mines? You see,  the old English for “wich”  used to mean that salt-pits were located near a town or dwelling place.   Inside these other-worldly caves is the presence of path-preserving rock salt. These […]

How To Dispose Of Tattoo Needles

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So you’ve got your studio set up and contacted the local council to get a tattoo, piercing and electrolysis licence.  Tattoo artists are required to have the license, with it being set up on display in your shop. This proves you’ve had all the equipment checked over, and have the right training. As a business […]

Defibrillators: Commonly Asked Questions

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What is a defibrillator and how do I use one?   Defibrillators save lives by giving a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall when someone is in cardiac arrest. They are called defibrillators because atrial fibrillation is the medical term for an irregular or abnormally fast heartbeat: the cause of […]

How to Dispose of Different Types of Salon Waste

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The Two Main Types of Salon Waste Apart from the upkeep and maintenance of your salon, a common query is what waste goes where. We have found these to be the two major kinds of salon waste.   Contaminated waste For clinical waste, look at items such as wax strips, pads, cotton wool buds, and […]

How to prevent a data breach

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Personal information is the currency of the digital age. Companies compete with one another to market accordingly to the consumer. However, storing such information has led to many breaches over the years. In the wake of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a data breach can destroy a company’s reputation and finances. How could your data […]

How to stay vigilant on fly tipping

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You may have heard of fly tipping in the news or signposted around your local town. The origin of the phrase “Tipping” is a very old term for dumping. Whilst “fly” is derived from the phrase “on the fly” – the act of carrying out an activity in a rush. Fly-tipping is the illegal dumping […]

Keep your gym safe – How to get a hold on 2018

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The most common new year’s resolution in the UK as of 2017 was to lose weight and improve fitness [YouGov]. But you already know that, right? After the Christmas season, memberships will shoot through the roof, with people looking to fulfil their resolutions. The health and safety act (1974) works to ensure employers conduct proper […]

What is Legionnaires disease? Five most common questions

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Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia. It is a lung infection caused by inhaling small droplets of Legionnaires contaminated water. Contrary to popular belief, it cannot pass from one person to another.   How does my business get contaminated?   Legionella originates in fresh water environments, like lakes and streams. It can become […]

How to Install a Baby Changer

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How to Install a Baby Changer: Introduction We have discussed what to include when it comes to baby changers as well as where they should go, but never the process of installing one and what comes in to doing it, until now. The installation of a baby changer isn’t a simple process and requires thought […]