Category: Health & Safety

Safety Focused Newsletter October 2015

Managing Asthma in the Workplace Learn how to manage work-related asthma. If you are experiencing difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, coughing and wheezing in the workplace, there’s a chance that you may have work-related asthma. If contributors to asthma in the workplace aren’t addressed, they can negatively impact your overall quality of life and

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Landlords and the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations 2015

In an effort to reduce the risk of injury or death caused by smoke or carbon monoxide in the private rented sector, Parliament approved the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015, which went into force on 1st October 2015. The regulations require private rented sector landlords to ensure that there is at least

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Safety Focused Newsletter September 2015

7 Tips for a More Comfortable Workstation Read about how to reduce the dangers of an ineffective workstation. Office workers in the United Kingdom spend an estimated 42 hours each week at their workstations. Because they spend so much time at their desks, an improperly designed workstation can severely drain workers’ productivity, focus and even

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Safety Focused Newsletter August 2015

Controlling Workplace Anxiety Identify signs of anxiety and use the following techniques to stay calm. It is normal for people to feel nervous or anxious during an interview or before public speaking, but feeling pervasive, irrational anxiety all day is not. The Mental Health Foundation estimates that 4.7 per cent of the United Kingdom suffer

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Personal Lines – Perspectives – May 2015

Buckle Up Before You Go Wearing a seat belt can not only save your life but also protect you against steep fines. Preventing Dog Bites Follow these helpful pieces of advice to keep your dog calm and well-behaved. Disclose Your Medical History Before you head off on holiday, be sure to be honest when seeking

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Cross-industry Tips for Working From Height

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the regulatory body responsible for workplace health and safety in England, Wales and Scotland, invited companies from the construction industry and its associated trades to a mock trial in September to give their verdicts on a fictitious health and safety prosecution. The mock trial focused on a fictional incident

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