First Aid in the Workplace GEMMA COLLINS DOYLE Health and Safety Consultant at EazySAFE A note before we start… From my experience, First Aid can be one of the first things that a company may try and tackle when they are starting/reviewing their health and safety management program. Initially this can mean a significant investment, with […]
Why Managers Should Listen to Understand, Not Respond ALAN WHITE Wellness Consultant at EazySAFE When we think of stress, we immediately think of the negative consequences that it can have on our mental and physical health. Stress and its’ related physical symptoms is a leading cause of employee absenteeism and as a result can cost […]
Understanding Safety: Workers in Sensitive Risk Groups ANDY TILLEARD Health and Safety Consultant at EazySAFE There are myriad environments that people work in on a day to day basis in which they are able to work without undue problems, what most of us would consider to be a normal working regime. Although there are some more […]
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is one of the most useful, but also the most misunderstood risk control measures available in the workplace. The correct PPE can provide very robust barriers to hazards but it must be used in the right context which unfortunately is not always the case in the workplace.
This discussion looks at the safety issues that are related to lifting operations, including equipment and accessories and what general arrangements need to be in place to safely manage this type of hazardous work.
Everyone that visits your site should have some kind of formal induction. Each induction will need to cover different topics, for example, Visitors won’t need to know how to fill out a permit to work form, but they will need to know where their assembly point is, in the event of an emergency.