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Tag Archive: risk assessment

  • As an employer, you should assess any activities in your workplace that could cause harm, and carry out a risk assessment to identify the hazards and control the risks. This…

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  • It is widely recognised that being in work is beneficial for your overall health. Statistics also show that workplaces are becoming safer, with a decreasing number of workplace injuries. In…

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  • Manufacturing in the UK has a long and glorious history from igniting the Industrial Revolution in the 1760s to producing cotton, coal, ships, steel, machinery and chemicals to export to…

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  • Lower limb disorders are musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) that affect the hips, knees and legs. According to HSE, workers take an average of 25 days off work due to lower limb…

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  • If you work in a manual handling job, the chances are you know about the different equipment you may have to wear to protect yourself when doing certain aspects of…

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  • 10 million people in the UK, or one in six, are over 65 years old. This number is increasing, with the government predicting that there will be 19 million people…

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  • Working from home is more popular than ever before. A 2014 ONS study found that a record number of people in employment were now home workers – rising from 2.9…

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  • By promoting health at work, and creating a safe workplace for your employees, you can effectively manage health and safety in the workplace, help prevent accidents and sickness absence. Health…

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  • Epilepsy affects over 50 million people worldwide or approximately one in 100 people (more than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease combined) yet it is a very…

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  • The terms ‘occupational health’ (‘OH’) and ‘health and safety’ (H&S) can be confusing. They are both very important but are often mistaken for each other, and both encompass a wide…

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