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Questionnaire: Can You Prevent a Workplace Accident?

Are you the sort of person who can prevent a workplace accident? The question is not as straightforward as it may seem. Most will answer ‘Yes, of course I can’. The reality, however, is that some people aren’t aware of how an accident can occur. Use this questionnaire to test your ability to prevent a […]

Hazards Faced by Fairground Workers

A fairground, whether travelling or static, has health and safety hazards. HSE (Health and Safety Executive) works with the Joint Advisory Committee (JAC) on fairgrounds and amusement parks to help ensure these hazards do not put the lives of fairground workers at risk. Legal Position The Health and Safety at Work Etc. Act 1974 contains […]

Safe Working With GMOS (Genetically Modified Organisms)

GMOs are genetically modified organisms. Scientists use them in biotechnology facilities and research laboratories. Genetic modification involves the alteration of the genetic material of an animal, plant or micro-organism. Among the latter are fungi, parasites, viruses and bacteria. In a standard GMO process, a scientist removes DNA from an organism. The scientist then manipulates the […]

Internet and Email Policy

Most businesses will use the Internet and e-mail every day in the general running of the business. Whether this is just internally or externally contacting customers and dealing with suppliers etc. Why Have a Policy? The purpose of implementing Internet and e-mail policies at work is to ensure that employees understand the way in which […]