Monthly Archives: May 2013

Stressful Times

In a recent HSE survey on workplace stress, nearly 20% of workers reported very high or extremely high levels of stress at work.¬†While specific sources of stress and the way we deal with them differ from person to person, many of us especially struggle to cope with factors that are out of our control. Common […]

Is Your No Smoking Policy Wide Enough?

Electronic cigarettes (which are some times called E-Cigs or vapour cigarettes) are becoming increasingly popular, as they provide smokers with the nicotine hit without any of the harmful effects. The UK smoking ban does not currently restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in public places. This is yet to be tested at court however what […]

Potential Environmental and Regulatory Liabilities in the Food and Beverage Industry

The most common environmental and regulatory exposures encountered in the food and beverage industry include: Non-compliant waste water discharges into the sewer system or septic tank system. Poorly managed underground storage tanks and associated pipes. No formal above-ground tank inspection or testing procedures. Un-dyked above-ground tanks. Ammonia releases or other emissions from on-site refrigeration systems. […]