Tag Archives: Risk Assessments

Work Place Equipment Guarding

Crushed digits, lacerated body parts, fractured bones and even death. These are the type of horrific injuries that occur every day in UK workplaces. In fact there are around a dozen deaths and 40,000 injuries each year. What is the cause of these injuries? Mechanical equipment without adequate guarding, maintenance, safe systems of work & people […]

Does your business risk prosecution for the poor management of occupational road risk?

Businesses and individuals may be putting themselves at risk of enforcement action and prosecution by not addressing the issue of road safety. In 2008, the Health and Safety Executive changed its enforcement policy of the Health and Safety At Work Act 1974. As a result, if they investigate an accident or incident they will consider […]