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 […]
Preventive building maintenance helps keep your systems up and running, efficiently too. Better yet, it helps cut costs on emergency repairs plus the hassle involved when some part breaks down during that low time of the month when every expensive thing is a luxury.
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. […]
A look at what a PAT inspection entails Making sure your business or property has safe electrics isn’t only good business sense. It is your obligation as an employer or landlord under the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989. Part of this includes what is known as a PAT Inspection. PAT testing is among the various […]