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UK Safety in association with The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) offer Managing Safely. This highly successful, practical and certificated course is delivered by UK Safety IOSH-licensed trainers. The Institutions range of health and safety training courses has been developed to address the safety training needs of employees and the non-health and safety […]

Fewer Workers Killed In Britain

The number of workers killed in Britain last year has fallen, official statistics have show. Provisional data released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveals that 148 workers were fatally injured between April 2012 and March 2013, compared with 172 in the previous year.

RIDDOR Changes

From 1 October 2013 changes will be introduced to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) that will simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses, while ensuring that the data collected gives an accurate and useful picture of workplace incidents. To allow businesses time to familiarise themselves with the changes, […]

Sharps Regulations 2013

The Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013 In Force from 11 May 2013 The Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013 came into force on 11 May 2013. These regulations are intended to control the risks posed by needles and other ‘sharps’ in healthcare. Northern Ireland introduced equivalent regulations on […]

Ladder Exchange now extended to 31st December 2013!

It’s estimated that over two million ladders are in daily use in the UK, and with falls from height still one of the main causes of death and injury in the workplace, it’s vital that these ladders and stepladders are regularly inspected and safe to use. The annual Ladder Exchange, now run and managed by […]

New Young Person’s guidance Released by HSE

The HSE have released new guidance on the Health and Safety of young persons in the workplace. This guidance covers work experience placements and will assist with the process and management of those companies who have work experience students attend their workplace. The guidance also highlights what companies should be doing to ensure the safety […]

Machine Safety

Machine Safety There are dozens of deaths and more than 40,000 injuries each year related to the use of machines. The HSE argues that many of these could easily be prevented with the use of adequate machine guards. On 30 September 2013, the HSE prosecuted Oldfields Ltd, an East London food manufacturer, for a series […]

Fewer Fires 2012/13

Fire and rescue authorities attended noticeably fewer fires in 2012/13, according to recently-released statistics from the government. Crews were present at the scene of 487,000 blazes or false alarms throughout Great Britain, which was 17 per cent less than the previous year’s tally of 586,000. In addition, 2012/13’s figure is almost 50 per cent lower […]

UK Safety offers New Training

UK Safety are delivering the First Aid at Work ,Emergency Aid one day courses in-house and forklift truck  at very competitive prices. FAW 3 day covers. administer first aid to a casualty with: injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries; chest injuries; burns and scalds; eye injuries; sudden poisoning; anaphylactic shock; recognise […]