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Category: Workplace Safety

Advice & Tips News Workplace Safety
Coronavirus Outbreak: Safety Tips for Delivery Drivers
March 31, 2020

As government restrictions on working, leaving home, and on our movements in general become tighter to contain the spread of the coronavirus, there’s been a big increase in online orders for goods. Home and commercial deliveries are a lifeline for many people at the moment, and a huge network of delivery drivers are the ones […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Why is Warehouse Safety So Important?
January 15, 2020

Warehouses vary in size, but what they do have in common is that they’re busy, there are often a number of different operations going on under one roof, heavy machinery is used, heavy goods are often moved, and sometimes hazardous materials are stored and handled. All of these factors combine to make warehouses inherently risky […]

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Workplace Safety
How to Improve Workplace Safety When You’re on a Budget
October 17, 2019

Having a safe workplace is not only a legal obligation, keeping your employees safe from harm is the right thing to do, morally and financially. If you’re a small business, managing safety is even more important, because a few employees being off sick, or compensation payments for injuries sustained at work can be enough to […]

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Product Spotlight Workplace Safety
Manual Handling Made Easy with Trucks and Trolleys
October 1, 2019

How many of your employees have had time off from work because they injured themselves moving or lifting something? Yes, you might put everyone through manual handling training, but the temptation in a busy workplace is to forget the good lifting technique or asking for help so you can get the job done. The Health […]

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Workplace Safety
Staying Safe as the Dark Nights Approach
September 11, 2019

It’s that time of the year again. The nights are drawing in, and many of us find that we’re going to work, and coming back from work, in the dark. It’s not that we want to start scaremongering, but that does mean that we all have to be just a little bit more aware of […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Do You Lift More Than You Can Handle at Work?
May 20, 2019

Have you ever gone to lift something at work on your own, knowing that you probably shouldn’t? If you’re short-staffed or need to get something done in a hurry, it’s tempting, but have you considered the possible consequences? Lifting something that’s too heavy can result in musculoskeletal injuries that require time off work. They can […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Staying Healthy When You Have a Desk Job
May 6, 2019

We’re told to be as active as we can every day, but given that most of us are chained to a desk for much of the day, we’ve got our work cut out in that department. Or maybe not. Here are some handy tips for staying healthy when you have a desk job. Take a […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Where are the Safest (and Least Safe) Places to Work in Europe?
April 23, 2019

You might think you can’t move for safety signs and health and safety rules in Britain, but workers in some countries would be glad to have even half of the protections at work that we do, as you’ll see in this blog. So where are the safest and least safe places to work in Europe? […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
How to Store Heavy and Awkward Goods
November 21, 2018

How to Store Heavy and Awkward Goods If you work in or own a warehouse, you’ll know that some goods are just downright difficult to store and put away. Whether it’s because they have an awkward shape or they’re unbelievably heavy, they can cause a headache for even the most strategic of thinkers. Here are […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Why You Shouldn’t Put Pallets on a Bonfire
November 9, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Put Pallets on a Bonfire Bonfire night can be lots of fun but it can also be quite damaging to the environment. We don’t want to come across as the fun police, but we want to make you aware of the harm that can be caused by your bonfire. Why you shouldn’t […]

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News Workplace Safety
The Top 10 Health and Safety Myths
September 26, 2018

The Top 10 Health and Safety Myths Everyone has their own opinions on health and safety. There’s a sensationalist headline every day about ‘health and safety gone mad’ and some story about the powers that be banning conkers, so that’s why the Health and Safety Executive wanted to set people straight. They’ve published a list […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
5 Tips for Handling Drums Safely
August 15, 2018

5 Tips for Handling Drums Safely If a big part of your business is handling drums, it’s not only important that your employees know how to handle them safely, they also need to be aware of how to safely handle what’s inside of them. Here are our 5 tips for handling drums safely. Always use […]

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News Workplace Safety
How a Safer Workplace Boosts Your Bottom Line
August 6, 2018

How a Safer Workplace Boosts your Bottom Line Health and Safety regulations are first and foremost designed to keep employees safe at work, but that’s not the only benefit of making sure your workplace is a safe and healthy place to be. Managers and owners should also think about how introducing and maintaining safe working […]

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Industry Focus Workplace Safety
Make Easy Work of Storing Small Parts
July 24, 2018

Make Easy Work of Storing Small Parts If you own or manage a busy warehouse or factory, you’ll know how annoying and costly it can be to constantly be misplacing small parts and components. You might have no proper storage system, or employees might always put them in the wrong place; whatever it is, not […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
How to Lift Awkward and Odd-Shaped Loads
July 16, 2018

How to Lift Awkward and Odd-Shaped Loads If you’ve every hurt your back, you know how painful it can be. A back injury can mean time off work and your quality of life can really be affected. If you’ve hurt your back at work, it’s likely to be down to failing to lift a load […]

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Advice & Tips Workplace Safety
Working Safely When the Temperature Rises
July 3, 2018

Working Safely When the Temperature Rises While there’s a minimum workplace temperature that you can legally work in, there’s unfortunately no upper limit, and if you’re anything like most Brits, you’re likely to have been sweating buckets at work during this spell of warm weather. Most people work comfortably at temperatures between 16 and 24 […]

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Advice & Tips Industry Focus Workplace Safety
How to Store and Handle Cylinders and Drums Safely
June 22, 2018

How to Store and Handle Cylinders and Drums Safely Cylinders and drums are frequently used in industry to store compressed gases and toxic or flammable liquids. You might not think that the contents of a single drum or cylinder can cause harm but actually it can. This is why they need to be stored and […]

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Advice & Tips News Workplace Safety
How to Keep Your Warehouse Secure
June 12, 2018

How to Keep Your Warehouse Secure Warehouses hold a lot of valuable stock so they can be a target for thieves. Around 20% of all crimes record in the UK are thefts or other offences against businesses, so it’s important that you put measures in place to protect your property and stock. Assess the risks […]

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News Workplace Safety
How to Make Delivering Goods Safer
April 30, 2018

How to Make Delivering Goods Safer Delivering goods safely is about more than manual handling, though it is a big part of the job. Delivery drivers have to encounter constantly changing situations and delivery locations, so sensible judgements need to be made about the safety of each delivery they make. Things to consider when delivering […]

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Advice & Tips News Workplace Safety
Manual Handling: The Art of Safer Lifting
April 9, 2018

Manual Handling: The Art of Safer Lifting Manual handling covers many work activities like lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, and carrying. Manual handling tasks are often repetitive and can include things like packing, assembling, and using machinery and equipment. Most jobs involve some kind of manual handling, so most workers are at risk of injury. You […]

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