Health & Safety

Spot the difference: is your workplace fully equipped for first aid?

Spot the difference: is your workplace fully equipped for first aid?

Date: Wednesday, 15 June 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Courses, Training, Health & Safety, Fire Safety

You may have noticed a theme developing with our most recent blog posts. Yep, you guessed it employee and customer safety!  
 
Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive have shown that a whopping 611,000 workers were injured at work in the year 2014/15 and 142 people died as a result of injuries obtained in the workplace. Our goal is to educate readers about quick and effective methods to remove risks and drastically reduce this figure.
 
To reinforce our message that safety is paramount we have designed a series of images for you to spot the difference between a bog-standard office environment and a safe haven with everything you need to tackle medical emergencies and to manage health and safety.
 
Can you spot all 10 differences?
The Retailers Guide to Enhancing Customer Safety

The Retailers Guide to Enhancing Customer Safety

Date: Tuesday, 03 May 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Health & Safety

There are many hazards that can be identified in the retail sector that put both staff and members of the public at risk of injury; for instance produce can fall off shelving creating spillages, weather conditions can cause slippery surfaces at main entrances and trailing cables from cleaning equipment can create trip hazards.

How to treat burns: A workplace guide

How to treat burns: A workplace guide

Date: Friday, 22 January 2016. -  
Blog, First Aid, Courses, Training, Health & Safety

Every employer has a duty to assess the potential risks and hazards in their business in order to ensure the welfare of their staff.

These will naturally differ depending on what the business does and the environment employees are expected to work in. In this post, we will focus on how to prevent and treat burns.

The Importance of Accident Reports

The Importance of Accident Reports

Date: Monday, 16 November 2015. -  
Blog, First Aid, Health & Safety

In this day and age with all of the health and safety regulations in place, your staff’s safety is definitely up there on your list of priorities- but accidents happen. All it takes is for that wet floor sign to topple over causing the domino effect and you're left with very unhappy employees clutching their sore backs.

Filing out an accident report is the standard procedure after an incident, but why do we need them?

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