Occupational-Safety-Equipment

Practice Safe

“Surgery without audit is like playing cricket without keeping the score.” Firstly I should apologise for misappropriating Hugh Brendan Devlin’s quote but the purpose of the Care Quality Comission (CQC) audit scheme is to establish a national standard for health care providers and should reassure patients as well as those working in the industry.  The…

The wait is almost over

On June 10th, Euro 2016 kicked off. Patriotism will be the name of the game as four weeks of high intensity football stand to dominate our screens and our conversations. Employers, be prepared. Be prepared for national rivalries, last-minute holiday requests, staff absences, and the general distraction that epic sporting events like this bring with…

Online fire risk assessments

12 months ago we set ourselves a challenge to find a way that our fire risk assessment could meet the requirements of the RRO, the expectations of the local fire brigades and to help our customers to better manage their fire risks. This has resulted in our new online fire risk assessment which not only…

Lend me your ears…

A loss of any form of sensory input is a life changing event. Consider our ability to perceive sound; the accumulative destruction of hearing over time can and will be devastating to the individual concerned. Whilst hearing sensitivity does decrease with age, the risk of accelerated loss can be worsened by exposure to excessive noise…

CDM changes still causing confusion

It is over a year since the CDM changes were brought in, but there still seems to be some confusion as to how the regulations have panned out and what the implications are for builders, especially those working on smaller projects. Here’s a quick re-cap: Changes to the regulations and the roles of the duty…