Taking The ‘Bait’ At Work: Avoidance Techniques

We’re all probably familiar with an annoying colleague who thrives on winding up the staff in order to make everyone’s life a misery. Whilst they may not be breaking any work legislation in terms of issues such as Sexual Harassment or racial discrimination they might simply be the type of person whose conversation and/or behaviour […]

Noise Management and Control

Noise at work can cause hearing damage and loss. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) research puts the number of workers exposed to high noise levels in the UK at two million. Noise management and control is therefore a serious issue for employers and staff. Hearing damage and loss is often permanent. And yet it’s relatively […]

Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

Most of us know that asbestos is dangerous, but just how dangerous? Asbestos fibres are very light and float in the air. If you breathe these in, they can cause asbestos-related cancer of the lungs and chest lining (called mesothelioma). There is usually a long delay between first exposure and the onset of the disease, […]