Dangers of Badly Maintained Air Conditioning

An air conditioning system that is well maintained can provide your workplace or office with many benefits. It regulates temperature, which helps keep your employees and you happy and productive. Regular maintenance, however, is important because a damaged air conditioning system can have negative effects. Some of these effects are immediate and others deadly.

Safety Signage Regulations in the Workplace

Employers have a duty to protect their employees from harm and to ensure the workplace is as safe as it can possibly be. If there is a risk that cannot be controlled or avoided by other means, then it should have a sign clearly warning of the potential dangers. The Health and Safety (Safety Signs […]

Why is PAT Testing Important

Portable Appliance Testing: a key element of health and safety at work and in the home Portable appliance testing (PAT): when is an appliance portable? What makes an electrical appliance “portable”? The definition is flexible, and so it might not be immediately apparent which items fulfil the criteria for PAT testing (portable appliance testing) maintenance. […]

Red Funnel Sails Through RoSPA Awards

How the Isle of Wight’s ferry operator, Red Funnel, was recognised for excellent Health and Safety practice Red Funnel clinched its sixteenth Gold Award at the RoSPA Health and Safety awards, for their dedication to good Health and Safety practice. In the last two years, the Isle of Wight based ferry operator, commended by the […]

148% Rise in Health and Safety Fines

2016 sees phenomenal rise in Health and Safety fines on previous year Last year saw a marked rise in Health and Safety fines with a threefold increase in some industrial sectors. The £61 million is 2.5 times that of 2015 figures. Last year’s figure also included the £5 million fine issued to Alton Towers’ owners, […]