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How to investigate an accident or incident

Each year around 600 incidents lead to prosecution by the HSE, with about 100 more being prosecuted by local authorities. Personal injury claims are over double this number. Some lead contractors operate a “3 strikes and you’re out” policy on their subcontractors regarding health & safety issues, so preventing future accidents could be vital to […]

Summer Safety

With the current high temperatures we’ve been experiencing looking to continue, a reminder of heat exhaustion, heat stroke and sunburn and the first aid needed should they occur.

Top 10 Health & Safety Tips

Watch our Top 10 Health & Safety Tips video here.   1.ELIMINATE THE HAZARDS FROM THE WORKPLACE – this could be identified through a documented risk assessment 2.TRAIN YOUR EMPLOYEES – provide adequate and appropriate training relevant to the role they play within the business

Craven Safety Services Charity Walk

For the last few years the team here at Craven Safety Services have done a charity walk in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, so far raising around £1000 each year. This year we will climbing Scafell Pike in the Lake District. It is the highest mountain in England and will be a full day’s […]

Craven Safety Services Open Day

Here at Craven Safety Services we want to give something back to local businesses and are holding an open day. Our doors will be open from 10am-4pm on Wednesday 2nd May at our office – Tom Hill House, Broughton, Skipton, BD23 3AQ.

Put a spring in your step

There can be no question that safety boots are an essential part of PPE which no engineer, or anyone working on a building site or refurbishment project should be without. However, what is open to question is the level of protection your feet need and whether in fact the sheer amount and range of safety […]

Do you know how to RIDDOR report?

Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR) reporting is a simple and straightforward procedure for any accident that needs to be reported to the HSE. The HSE have produced a guide on the RIDDOR Regulations, covering what needs to be reported, who should report the accident and how to go about it. […]