Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day 2019 is held on May 17th. Get your free Slips, trips and falls downloadable poster Slips, trips and falls are associated with more fatal and major injuries than any other kind of injury. According to the HSE falls from height accounts for nearly three in ten fatal injuries to workers (41…
No doubt most of you will have seen the frightening image of the collapsed scaffold in North London last Thursday 7.08.2019. Fortunately, no-one was hurt, but it could have been much worse.
Tinnitus is caused by any trauma to the ear, whether at work or in your social life. Most people have experienced mild, transient Tinnitus at some time in their life, but for some people this can become permanent and very distressing.
Following the HSE’s 2018 update to EH40, we have seen the introduction and revision of Workplace Exposure Limits for 31 substances.
What is asbestos? How dangerous is asbestos? How do you identify asbestos? What should I do if I come across asbestos in my workplace?
One year ago, THSP launched our Risk Assessment Builder. Since the launch, thousands of unique assessments have been created. The builder has gone from strength to strength and received praise from many of its users: “It is absolutely brilliant, takes the hassle out of doing risk assessments and is totally intuitive to use.” – David…
Mental Health has become the hottest topic in the industry with the number of sufferers increasing year-on-year at an alarming rate.
Over 450 construction workers committed suicide in 2016 and statistics now show that each day, two construction workers take their own life. That is an increase of circa 165% in just two years.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a term used to describe a number of illnesses affecting the lungs, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
From the 21st April 2018, Council Directive 89/686/EC will be replaced by Regulation (EU) 2016/425, relating to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
A recent survey taken by 500 people within the construction industry has highlighted that 32% of those working have never checked an asbestos register before starting work on a new site.