Top 5 Most Common Hazards on Construction Sites and Safety Tips
Oct30

Top 5 Most Common Hazards on Construction Sites and Safety Tips

Top 5 Most Common Hazards on Construction Sites and Safety Tips Construction industry is one of major sources of employment. In fact, it is one of the “high demand and high paying” industries all over the world. However, along with every positive side, there are few extremely dangerous hazards which come along with the work at the construction sites. Construction projects can be very small, like the construction of small part of the...

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Lead poisoning in children – how to protect them
Oct19

Lead poisoning in children – how to protect them

How to protect children from lead poisoning Lead’s got a lot going for it. It’s soft and malleable, with a low melting temperature, meaning it’s perfect for use in a wide range of applications. The Romans used it to build water pipes, aqueducts and cooking pots, while the Ancient Egyptians just couldn’t get enough of rubbing it on to their eyelids as kohl. Unfortunately for these ancient civilisation (and some later ones), it wasn’t...

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Take a Break: Why You Need to Use Those Vacation Days
Oct16

Take a Break: Why You Need to Use Those Vacation Days

Let’s break it down: U.S. workers are only using 77 percent of their paid time off, and the use of vacation days are at their lowest point in the past 40 years. What’s worse is that workers are forfeiting days, amounting to billions in lost benefits. However, not taking a vacation goes beyond lost benefits – it has an impact on your mental health. Think about it; vacations are offered as time off work, and if it weren’t crucial,...

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Do Dangerous Jobs Pay? (£££)
Sep21

Do Dangerous Jobs Pay? (£££)

Do Dangerous Jobs Pay? Comparing Health and Safety Risks to Salary When choosing a career path, salary, working hours or annual leave might be important factors to consider. But few think about the risk of getting injured at work, or the consequences. Seeing that work leave due to accidents leads to possibly large costs both on the side of the employer and the employee, health and safety risks might be worth looking into before...

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How To Reduce Stress In The Workplace
Jul24

How To Reduce Stress In The Workplace

How To Reduce Stress In The Workplace It’s Friday afternoon and you are about as far into your URGENT to do list as you were this morning. The chances of you clocking out at five are slim to non- existing, you know very well that you will have to pick up emails over the weekend, and that all the tasks you didn’t get through today will still be there when you return on Monday. Not only will they still be there, they will be on top of...

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