Health And Safety Blog

 

Not all media reports are about “Health and Safety gone mad”.

 

In my blog I focus on Health and safety tips, our recent achievements as a business, latest advancements in health and safety technology plus examples of some truly awful safety practice. All mixed in with a dash of humour – Enjoy

 

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Water Safety – Know The Facts

April 23, 2018

Did you know on average 400 people drown each year and 200 people take their own lives in our waters? The UK the National Drowning Prevention Strategy 2016-2026 seeks to reduce the number of deaths in our waters by 50%. The National Water Safety Forum is working with organisations to make activities in and around […]

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What Exactly Is PPE?

April 15, 2018

Many of us will at some time used some form of Personal Protective Equipment, such as safety boots, hearing protection and goggles. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) however is never the perfect solution to controlling hazards at work. As an employer, you have a duty to identify the hazards in your workplace and assess the risk. […]

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What Should Be in a First Aid Box?

April 11, 2018

Even in the lowest risk jobs, a first aid kit is essential to treat any minor injuries or wounds that may occur during the working day. The complexity of the contents may vary from job to job depending on what was established as part of the risk assessment. Have you ever wondered what exactly should […]

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What is Occupational Health?

February 27, 2018

Occupational Health is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work.  The goals of occupational health programs are to foster a safe and healthy work environment. There are several situations where Occupational Health could be involved with an individual’s employment: To establish that candidates are able to meet the […]

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What makes a positive day as an employee

February 22, 2018

On average we spend 1/3 of our lives at work, it follows then that if we have positive experiences at work it will go a long way to ensuring our overall physical and mental wellbeing.  We at Sureteam have put together a few pointer that may help you go some way to making your workday […]

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Is your Health and Safety up to Scratch? And How Regularly should you Review it for your Business

January 30, 2018

If you’re wondering this, you are not alone. A health and safety grey area that we are asked by business owners all the time is “how often should I review my health and safety procedures and policy?” Speaking simply, the law says that your health and safety policy should be ‘up to date’. The law […]

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