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Some Guidance on Stress and Musculoskeletal Disorders

Stress and musculoskeletal disorders are the most significant source of work-related ill-health (source: click here for source). So, here is some guidance produced by European Agency for Safety and Health at Work on how to tackle both of these issues in your workplace: click here to download the guidance[…]

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Legionella at Leisure Centre – Council to be Prosecuted

Back in 2016, it was reported that a leisure centre user had contracted legionnaires disease after using the facilities at Walton-on-the-Naze Lifestyles Sports Centre. It’s now recently been reported that the local authority responsible for the facility is to be prosecuted, presumably for failures with their control measures.[…]

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Health & Safety Law and Commercial Swimming Pool Water Treatment

If you operate a commercial swimming pool in any capacity, please take a couple of minutes to read the following. Apologies in advance if it comes across as a lecture, it’s not meant to. Rather, it’s a plea to pool operators to consider some of the following facts[…]

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The Proper Place for Risk Assessment

There’s no doubt about it; even though the HSE are actively encouraging workplaces not to accumulate unnecessary paperwork, it can still get to the point where things get confusing. Based on some project work we’ve been completing with one of our clients, we have created an overview diagram of[…]

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It’s never happened before!

It’s never happened before! I’ve encountered a worrying amount of supposedly intelligent managers who choose to ignore certain hazards based on that logic! The fact that it’s never happened before is no guarantee that it’s never going to happen, is it? You may never previously have had a[…]

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What is ‘health’ and what is ‘safety’?

Health and Safety’ has become such a common phrase that people often use it without having much understanding of its meaning. Generally, ‘health’ means a state of physical, mental and social well-being. It also means an absence of an impairment, illness, infection or disease. Generally, ‘safety’ is the state of[…]

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