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 […]

Safe Evacuation of a Building: A Case Study

Jeff Flanagan is an accountant with a major firm in Manchester. He is also one of the fire evacuation officers at his company’s main office. Here he describes the basic principles of safe evacuation of the building. Praise “I should make clear that I’ve never had to deal with an actual fire situation at our […]