Health & Safety

How You Can Remove The Hazards From Your Workplace

How You Can Remove The Hazards From Your Workplace

Rio Bray
Posted by: Rio Bray

Date: Friday, 24 May 2019. -  
Blog, Health & Safety

Every workplace has its own hazards, whether they are physical like trips and falls, or chemical hazards – both of which can cause serious harm to employees. No matter which hazards your workplace faces, there is a legal responsibility as an employer to protect employees and put their safety first.

Do you know about Diabetes?

Do you know about Diabetes?

Rio Bray
Posted by: Rio Bray

Date: Thursday, 27 September 2018. -  
Blog, Health & Safety

Diabetes is a chronic illness, which causes a person’s blood glucose level to become too high. Sadly, more people than ever are suffering from diabetes, with over 4.6 million people living with this condition in the UK. While it is possible to live a normal life after a diabetes diagnosis, without the right treatment and care, there can be many health complications.

Trick or Treat..? Your Guide to a Safe Halloween

Trick or Treat..? Your Guide to a Safe Halloween

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017. -  
Blog, Health & Safety

Children and adults alike love Halloween; dressing up, going out trick-or-treating and receiving an endless amount of Halloween candy.

Although the holiday comes with certain risks that you should be aware of and no, we are not talking about goblins or ghouls as health and safety risks pose an even scarier threat! Many of the hazards associated with Halloween can be avoided, ensuring a safe and Happy Halloween for everyone.

We share some of the risks involved with Halloween that can easily be forgotten about due to the excitement of dressing up and having fun at this time of the year. There is no reason why you cannot have fun whilst also being mindful of the fact that health and safety is paramount.

Essential First Aid: How to help a choking victim

Essential First Aid: How to help a choking victim

Sarah McLoughlin
Posted by: Sarah McLoughlin

Date: Thursday, 31 August 2017. -  
Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies, Health & Safety

You and a friend are eating lunch together and you suddenly see them grab their throat and begin to panic. You realise that they are, in fact, choking. Would you know how to help in this situation?

Choking occurs as a result of a partially or fully blocked airway. Choking in adults most commonly occurs when food becomes stuck in the wind wipe, reducing the airflow and as a result, leaves the victim struggling to breathe. A serious lack of airflow brought on by choking can cause brain damage or even death by asphyxiation.  

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