Guest article by Gary McKendrick of Omega Asbestos Consulting Over in the world of asbestos: So this month, on the 21st November, sees Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations celebrate its 17th birthday of existence. Good old Regulation 4, The Duty to Manage Asbestos in Non-domestic premises. It was laid out in the […]
About Debbie Gomersall
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Debbie Gomersall contributed a whooping 14 entries.
Entries by Debbie Gomersall
We all do it, twisting, pulling, pushing, lifting, putting strain on our bodies, especially our backs! But do we do it correctly? And do we actually do as much as we can to prevent injury?
Risk Assessments are pretty much the basic go-to for the start of any Health and Safety set up, not only do they help eliminate accidents happening in your work environment, they also prompt you to be thorough, therefore highlighting risks you may not have even known were there in the first place.
What should you do if you suspect that asbestos has been disturbed? Your first response should be to stop the disturbance and isolate the location. In many cases isolation will be straightforward and the room or area can simply be locked. If the space is occupied, tell employees to calmly leave the area and not to […]
Thousands of people worldwide have been diagnosed with skin cancer due to working outside without protecting their skin. In the most serious cases of malignant melanoma many people die, 60 per year in the UK alone. If you or your employees work out in the sun you have a legal duty to assess whether you or your […]
Due to the popularity of our online Health & Safety Management System Craven Safety Services now have available the Sub Contractor Management Pack. This pack easily generates and edits custom PQQs. Sub contractors will get an individual login to complete the questionnaire, all responses and evidence are stored online for instant access anywhere, the system […]
Liz Preston and Kerry Greenwood recently attended The Health & Safety Event in Birmingham. It was brought to our attention that health surveillance is not taken up within companies as an important issue. Every year it costs billions of pounds to cover workers that are off work due to illness or injury. By keeping on top of your […]
Due to the success of last years 3 peaks charity walk, the team here at Craven Safety Services have decided to again raise funds for The Yorkshire Air Ambulance Charity, the charity’s current costs to stay running for 1 day is at £12,000 so we would love to raise as much as we can to […]
At Craven Safety Services we want to do all we can to help local charities and so Liz, Debbie and Mollie have decided to do the Yorkshire Three Peaks; Whernside, Pen-y-Ghent and Ingleborough and donate all the money raised to Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
The final registration deadline under the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation will take place on 31 May 2018. Firms manufacturing or importing substances in low volumes, between 1 and 100 tonnes per year, are being urged by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to start preparations for registration.
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