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…

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…