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.
Fire safety may not be something that crosses your mind on a daily basis but if you take a look around chances are that you will spot a fire extinguisher or smoke alarm in close proximity. They are ever present to prepare us for the event of a fire, alerting us as soon as possible and ensuring that we can evacuate the building as swiftly as possible.
Without vital safety equipment and a strict fire safety procedure in place, there would be complete disarray that could lead to severe injuries or much worse.
Bonfire night is fast approaching and it won’t be long before we leave the house in a blanket of scarves to the smell of crisp leaves and smoke. It’s easy to get lost in the bursts of colour across the night’s sky and the mesmerizing fizz of a sparkler as you scrawl your name. But remember as you are admiring the spectacle with an “ooh” and an “ahh” that it’s vital you keep a safe distance.
At 11 am on Saturday baby Thomas’s mother was driving past Leigh Fire Station when she noticed that her premature son was struggling to breathe and was starting to turn blue. In a desperate attempt to save the baby’s life, his mother asked the fire crew for help.