Dealing With H1n1, Swine Flu at Work

One of the most potentially serious threats to public health in recent years is swine flu, otherwise known as influenza A (H1N1). There are certain measures, however, that workers can take to safeguard themselves and their colleagues. What is Swine Flu? Swine flu is a disease of the respiratory system. It usually affects pigs although […]

Control of Vibration at Work Regulations

If you use any kind of vibrating machinery at work, you should be aware of The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005. The purpose of the regulations is (obviously) to ensure workers don’t suffer ill health from vibration. Much of the regulation covers workplace hand-arm vibration but whole-body vibration effects are also covered. Background […]

Helpful Organisations

Here is a list of useful organisations that have featured throughout our series on ‘Safe Workers’ which will enable you to find out more detailed information about a particular subject or issue: ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitrary Service) Address: Euston Tower286 Euston RoadLondon NW1 3JJ Tel: 08457 474 747Website: www.acas.org.uk Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) To […]