Guide to the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992

Guide to the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992 - A Guide  With manual handling accidents making up for a third of all workplace accidents in the UK, each year, more than 300,000 workers nationwide suffer back pain caused by an injury associated with manual...

How to effectively report potential health and safety risks at work?

How to effectively report potential health and safety risks at work?

How to effectively report potential health and safety risks at work? Health and safety concerns often remain unreported because the workers feel like reporting is not important and they would be laughed at if they did go to their superiors, or because they don’t have...

10 Tips: How to Improve Safety Culture in The Workplace

10 Tips: How to Improve Safety Culture in The Workplace

Safety culture in the workplace and how to improve it According to the HSE, safety culture can have a significant impact on safety outcomes. Achieving a positive safety culture should be a priority for any business owner who wants to maintain high-quality standards of...

Why is it important to assess health and safety risks?

Why is it important to assess health and safety risks?

Why is it important to assess health and safety risks? Whether you are self-employed or you run a business, regardless of its size, you are legally required to carry out risk assessments at work. Non-compliance can lead to large fines and in case of an accident where...

What is a Risk Based Inspection? | RBI  in PUWER Inspections

What is a Risk Based Inspection? | RBI in PUWER Inspections

What is a Risk Based Inspection and how does it apply to PUWER Inspections?   As an employer, you have a legal responsibility (Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999) to ensure the occupational health and safety of your staff, as well as anyone...

How health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed

How health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed

If you are familiar with the five steps of a risk assessment you know that monitoring and reviewing risks is the fifth and final step of the risk assessment process. It allows you - the responsible person, to check whether the measures you have implemented to control...

Near Miss in The Workplace: All You Need To Know + Examples

Near Miss in The Workplace: All You Need To Know + Examples

A near miss or a close call in the workplace can easily get ignored and forgotten due to the fact that no one really got hurt… that one time. However, on another occasion further down the line, the same situation could have tragic consequences. This is why you should...