Knowledge Centre

Health and Safety Executive – Safety alert! April 9, 2019

Change in Enforcement Expectations for Mild Steel Welding Fume Issue Date: February 2019 Target Audience: All workers, employers, self-employed, contractors’ and any others who undertake welding activities, including mild steel, in any industry. Key Issues: There is new scientific evidence that exposure to all welding fume, including mild steel welding fume, can cause lung cancer….

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Do you have a mentally healthy workplace? March 29, 2019

Does your organisation promote a culture of openness and support? Are employee’s able to talk about problems? At least one in 6 experience common mental health problems (Mind). Employees with mental health problems may have frequent short term absences from work or may be absent for long periods. Mental Health illness can also have a…

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DSE Assessment December 16, 2018

If like many workers in the UK, your staff spend a lot of time sitting in front of display screen equipment (DSE), you need to make sure you’ve completed a DSE assessment to ensure their working environment meets UK occupational health and safety regulations. The modern style of office work has been standard in business…

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What’s in an Employment Contract? November 30, 2018

Under the Employment Act 2002, all new employees need to be provided with a written statement of terms and conditions, a document which is more commonly known as an employment contract. If you’ve ever tried to write up an employment contract for a new employee, you may have realised that you weren’t entirely sure what…

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