Tag Archives: health and safety

Attack of the drones

I have to pinch myself at times. When starting my ProAktive journey (2012 for the curious reader) the big tech topic on everyone’s lips was how a business can go ‘paperless’. Fast forward and I find myself writing about little flying robots. On a serious note, it’s incredible the pace in which technology has developed. […]

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Campaigns

The HSE periodically undertake campaigns for various topics. A recent campaign was to look into occupational ill health issues, particularly those caused by silica dust. Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite and many other minerals, Quartz being the most common form of crystalline silica. Regularly breathing construction dust can cause diseases […]

Health and Safety Responsibilities for Selfbuilders

  Self-building a new home or extension can be an exciting and rewarding process. It gives a self-builder the opportunity to create a customised space from start to finish. Self-build homes can be environmentally friendly, often have innovative designs and may cost less than standard housing. However, construction is one of the most dangerous sectors […]

InterAktive

Health and safety files gathering dust on a shelf. Latest updates shoved inside the front cover waiting to be properly filed. Pocket files for staff stuffed full of old contracts, job descriptions and appraisals. Separate diary notes to remind when the next fire alarm, PAT test or appraisal is due. Recognise any of these? Wouldn’t […]