Lone Working Advice

March 27, 2019
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The Risks of Working in the Food Manufacturing Industry

The food industry is one of the UK’s largest manufacturing sectors, contributing billions of pounds to the UK economy every year. Such […]
December 11, 2018
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Are You Prepared For Driving This Winter?

The winter months can bring about snow and ice for many areas of the UK. Make sure you are always prepared for […]
December 4, 2018
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Top Tips to Prevent ‘Struck By’ Injuries in the Workplace

Struck by injuries are the third largest reason for workplace injuries in the UK after manual handling and slips. The Health and […]
November 27, 2018
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A few things you should never do when lone working…

When lone working, you can be exposed to greater risk than when working in a team. Without the added assistance of a […]
November 22, 2018

What does the cold weather mean for employee safety?

It doesn’t matter if you are an indoor or outdoor worker, the cold can affect your health. The law does not stipulate […]
November 14, 2018

Your Safety Guide to Working in Remote Areas

Working in remote areas can be a risky business for many workers. What is a remote area? This can be defined as […]
November 8, 2018
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Can You Afford Not To Protect Your Workers?

Last year, UK employers were fined a total of £72.6 million for failing to meet health and safety guidelines. Can you afford […]
October 31, 2018
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A HR Professionals Guide to Accidents in the Workplace

According to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, it is the requirement of the employer to ensure that the working […]
October 24, 2018
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What are the Biggest Dangers to Lone Workers?

Every line of work presents risks to employees; for lone workers the risks are often greater as they do not have the […]
October 17, 2018
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How to Work Safely at Height Using MEWPs

What is a MEWP? MEWP is an acronym for Mobile Elevator Working Platforms; a piece of machinery that is used for completing […]
October 10, 2018
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Tips to Reduce Stress in the Workplace

Stress is something that happens to all of us when we feel under pressure. A small amount of stress is nothing to […]
October 4, 2018

Safety When Working In Low Oxygen Environments

The air we breathe is made up of multiple gases, however, for a human to function normally the air must contain enough […]
September 25, 2018
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How to Carry Out a Risk Assessment

The purpose of a risk assessment is to identify the risks in a workplace and put in place a plan to protect […]
September 17, 2018
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Gas Safety Week

Gas Safety Week takes place the 17th – 23rd of September this year. Although gas safety is important all year round, this […]
September 11, 2018
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Safety Risks in the Construction Industry

The construction industry is arguably one of the most dangerous industries to work in. Between 2012-2017 there were 196 fatalities to construction […]
September 10, 2018
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Forklift Safety Month – #Safetember

Safetember is the FLTA’s annual month-long fork lift truck safety campaign that runs throughout September. Its sole aim is to reduce the […]
July 26, 2018
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The Many Dangers of Working Within Farms

The agriculture sector has always had a high number of workplace injuries. In fact, the latest statistics from the Health and Safety […]
July 23, 2018
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Why Lone Worker Safety is More Important Than Ever

Job roles such as postal workers, security guards, traffic wardens, estate agents, cleaners etc could all find themselves working alone for long […]
July 10, 2018
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Manage Lone Working Risks Through Training

The importance of training is ever so vital in the workplace, especially in terms of employee safety. Organisations that provide effective training […]
July 6, 2018
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Safety When Carrying Out Excavations

Carrying out excavations is a common work procedure for employees such as builders, construction workers, engineers and road maintenance staff. It often […]