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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Incident under-reporting in schools – a worrying trend
Oct23

Incident under-reporting in schools – a worrying trend

There seems to be a high level of incident under-reporting in schools. Many believe it will be used against them so if they can avoid it, all the better. They forget that if a child goes home with an unexplained injury, no parent will keep quiet about it. “What happened to my child?” Picture this! Sharon goes to pick her daughter from school but on getting there, she finds that her daughter Sandra has a swollen bruised...

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Start a Blog – The world is waiting to hear from YOU!
Oct13

Start a Blog – The world is waiting to hear from YOU!

WHY YOU SHOULD START A BLOG TODAY Permit me to divert from my usual safety posts today. Do you know I get over 25,000 visits on this blog every month? That’s low because I haven’t given it my 100%.  Still many who even give their blogs their all do not get this many views. I have my secrets! I will share with you how you can learn those secrets in part 2 of this post.   Do you know 70% of those visits are from the US...

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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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5 Over The Top Health and Safety Myths
Jul17

5 Over The Top Health and Safety Myths

You often hear people say that The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a buzzkill, or has gone mad on safety laws. You could be forgiven for thinking this when you read headlines saying how children are at a risk when playing party games, or that flip-flops in the workplace can kill you. The HSE is not out to ban everything remotely fun. They do not want to ruin children’s parties, they do not want to ban graduations, and they do not...

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