Safety First Group achieves Legionella Control Association (LCA) registration

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Following a successful audit, Safety First Group are pleased to announce that we have now achieved Legionella Control Association registration (LCA). The LCA is a voluntary organisation whose membership comprises…

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Do you have good practice in place for Hand Arm Vibration?

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Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) can pose a serious health risk, and many firms are not doing enough to help prevent it. Once the damage has been caused, it is permanent,…

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Do you understand the importance of DSEAR Risk Assessment?

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DSEAR, or the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (2002) require all employers to control the risks of fire, explosions and substances corrosive to metals within their workplace to protect themselves, their…

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Is your business doing enough for Mental Health?

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Mental Health has often been pushed aside as an issue, with very little talked about it and very little action taken to help support it, particularly in the workplace. Many…

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Are you noise levels acceptable and compliant?

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The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (Noise Regulations 2005) require employers to prevent or reduce risks to health and safety from exposure to noise at work. The HSE…

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Are You In Control of Wood Dust Exposure?

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A Health and Safety Executive directive has published new guidance on how to limit the potential damage of exposure to wood dust. Compliant with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health…

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Are you aware of the punishments for failing to adequately control Hand Arm Vibration?

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A recent court case has highlighted the need to place strict controls and measures on workers using vibrating tools for a long period of time. A train refurbishment company, Faiveley…

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Are you considering the impact of Hand Arm Vibration on your employees?

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Using a handheld power tool for a significant amount of time can have serious health effects if not controlled and monitored carefully. The Health and Safety Executive proposes guidelines based…

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Are your workers adequately prepared for working at height?

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There were 35 workplace deaths last year due to falls from height. Businesses who work at heights need to have the necessary HSE compliant procedures and precautions in place to…

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HSE Changes Enforcement Expectations for Mild Steel Welding Fume

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A recent enforcement change has been made by the Health & Safety Executive, in regards to mild steel welding fume. There is new scientific evidence that exposure to all welding…

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