Generators: the thin line between sanity and insanity
Dec07

Generators: the thin line between sanity and insanity

I had a rough weekend. Thanks to sleepless nights. I am a light sleeper and any little sound keeps me up. This time around, it wasn’t a little sound that kept me up but rather the generator noise from the house next to mine. I am silently praying that my neighbour’s generator gives up the ghost real soon! A long time ago I wrote on generators and why I considered them evil but necessary. I have been meaning to write on the...

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Health risks associated with construction work
Nov11

Health risks associated with construction work

The UK construction industry employs more than 2 million people who have a high rate of occupational ill health because of the nature of their jobs. The effects of these illnesses can be devastating for the individuals and their families as there is often a long-term impact on quality of life and financial security. Managing occupational health should not only focus on providing health checks before someone starts work; first aid,...

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How to protect your workers from Noise Induced Hearing Loss
May14

How to protect your workers from Noise Induced Hearing Loss

It is widely believed that the UK has well over 10 million individuals who are thought to present the tell tale signs of hearing loss. Of the various causes that are linked with hearing loss, age-related is most often discussed in detail while other causes such as noise related hearing loss seem to get less attention. The reason for this disparity is likely to be the number of people affected by the different causes; the vast majority...

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