By Chris McGrath Health and Safety Law require workplaces to plan for emergencies. Workplaces should carry out risk assessments that should identify foreseeable emergency events, the main risk as regards emergency situations is that of fire, but some workplaces may identify spills, gas leaks as foreseeable events. Workplaces will then need to develop appropriate procedures […]
The HSE have redesigned their online guidance for DSE. It now features a step-by-step guide to working safely with DSE and covers topics from workstations and assessments, to eyesight testing. Take a look at the redesigned guidance. Their website also has related resources including their free, downloadable publication Working with display screen equipment (DSE)
Our skin is amazing. On average it is about 1.5mm thick, contains 17km of blood vessels and is just as important for our wellbeing as a healthy heart or lungs. So it’s not surprising that the HSE has guidelines for companies on effective skin health surveillance.
The HSE have updated their guide to Musculoskeletal Disorders (INDG143). This leaflet (previously published in 2012) provides practical guidance on reducing the risk of injury from hazardous manual handling. It helps employers comply with their duties under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.
Over the last few years, the Craven Safety Services team have taken part in a charity walk in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
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 we have raised 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 […]