Common Accidents At Work

Accidents at work can happen to anybody at anytime. In certain environments, specific types of accidents can be more common than others. For example, you’d be more likely to suffer burns or breathing problems from working with Dangerous Substances than if you worked in an office. Accidents will always occur from time to time but […]

Safety in Engineering Workshops

Engineering workshops are common in small and medium-sized businesses across the country. The machines in such workshops perform a large range of tasks. These include welding, sawing, guillotining, grinding, drilling, painting, radiography and bending. Engineering workshops are therefore potentially hazardous environments. An organised approach to health and safety is critical. The Law The law sets […]

How Safety Law Reforms May Affect Workers

Soon after coming to power, the Prime Minister, David Cameron, asked Lord Young to review health and safety law in the UK. In October 2010, Lord Young published his review, Common Sense, Common Safety. David Cameron agreed with all of the review’s contents and said that the government would act on its recommendations. Workplaces Many […]

Safe Working With Mowers

Over a recent ten-year period, there were 30 serious reported accidents involving agricultural mowers. Two of the accidents were fatal. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) also believes there were many more than 30 incidents during this time. Workers simply failed to notify them. There are two types of agricultural mower referred to here: flail […]