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Recycling firm sentenced after failing to implement LOTO precautions

Recycling firm sentenced after failing to implement LOTO precautions
A waste recycling firm, its director and site manager have been sentenced after an employee died...

When Safety Needs to be Left Out in the Cold

When Safety Needs to be Left Out in the Cold
  From raw materials, through manufacturing, storage, distribution and retail, the cold chain keeps...

HSE inspectors to assess the management of asbestos in schools

HSE inspectors to assess the management of asbestos in schools
The HSE will be carrying out a programme of inspections to primary and secondary schools in...

A Tri'ing Time for SG World CEO

A Tri'ing Time for SG World CEO
In terms of Triathlons, June was a busy month for our CEO, Mark Haase. First of all, he took part...

The Different Laws Impacting Safety Inspections

The Different Laws Impacting Safety Inspections
The law places certain duties on anyone working with potentially hazardous equipment. Those who...

The consequences of failing to check out contractor documentation

The consequences of failing to check out contractor documentation
Contracting out a job does not mean contracting out your health and safety responsibilities. If an...

Ladder Pre-Use Checks and Inspections

Ladder Pre-Use Checks and Inspections
If you use ladders in your workplace, it’s a legal duty to make sure they are safe and suitable...

Drowning in safety inspection paperwork? Don't see red, see yellow

Drowning in safety inspection paperwork? Don't see red, see yellow
The colour yellow is associated with many good things - sunshine, daffodils, Homer Simpson. But did...

Ladder Safety

Ladder Safety
Most households will own a ladder so it's easy to not recognise the inherent danger of using a...

LOLER & PUWER – how to ensure your forklift thorough examination regime meets both sets of regulations

LOLER & PUWER – how to ensure your forklift thorough examination regime meets both sets of regulations
What is the thorough examination? Thorough Examination is the name given to the mandatory...