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Power tools are present in many workplaces. However, the prolonged use of such tools and the vibration risks that are associated when using them is often overlooked by employers. Here are five ways to control exposures to vibration injuries.
We all have First Aiders in the workplace to provide us with help in the event of an injury. Mental Health First Aid works in the same way. However, instead of learning to dress a wound or give CPR, Mental Health First Aid specifically tackles mental health problems...
Some thought remote working would only be temporary, but now, nearly a year on, many organisations are contemplating the future of the workplace and the possibility of making homeworking a more permanent arrangement. To do this, there are steps firms must take to ensure employees’ homeworking environment is suitable, safe and healthy.
With the UK’s vaccination programme now being rolled out and picking up pace, this is a question that more and more employers are starting to ask. So is it legal and if so, should you consider it?
With the UK Government having recently relaxed some of the lockdown measures, people are now allowed to do as much exercise during the day as they like.
We’re all aware that keeping active has a positive impact on our physical health, but some may not be as aware of what benefits exercise can bring to your mental health.
Poor Mental Health is one of the biggest issues in the workplace today. We take a look at what Mental Health is, why it matters, how to put it on your company's agenda and what training and support you can provide to staff.
Over recent weeks, there’s already been a lot of information published about how businesses should deal with the direct Health & Safety challenges of COVID-19.
However, it’s not just the direct effects of the virus that you need to plan for. In this article, we explore four of the indirect Health & Safety challenges that businesses might face...
COVID-19 is not only having an impact on the way we live and manage our health, but also the way in which we work.
With many people now working remotely, here are some top tips for businesses on how to keep cyber-secure, whilst staff are working from home.
If you undertake welding – whether regularly or occasionally – in your workplace, you need to be aware that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently raised the control standards for welding fumes.
This week is a Road Safety Week, an annual event to stimulate community involvement in promoting road safety awareness year-round.
For those organisations that run a fleet of company vehicles, managing risk is not only about...
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