Features are carefully selected from across the website and magazine, these articles are contributed by a wide range of authors from across the sectors covered by Health and Safety Matters, as well as the editorial team. Addressing the latest topics in terms of technological developments, legislation and industry issues
Portable appliance use is widespread across all industries, from a small-scale office to a large construction site. There is a clear business need for expertise in how often and how much Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is necessary; to gain the benefit of that equipment while avoiding unnecessary cost.
As the country faces increasing threats of terrorism and rising crime rates, more companies are looking at ways to keep their workers safe. LONEALERT’s sales and marketing manager, Mathew Colley discusses.
It is estimated that 8million people in the UK are lone workers. According to the HSE, this number is on the rise each year, yet it’s an area of employee training that can often be overlooked. With working conditions for individuals changing so quickly, Julian Roberts, CEO for EssentialSkillz, a leading eLearning and compliance specialist, says it’s important that training and risk assessments keep pace.
Each issue HSM puts the spotlight on worker health protection by speaking to a member of BOHS about the challenges and rewards of working in the field of worker health protection. In this issue we talk to Amanda Parker.
Managing director of Derbyshire-based Thermal Fluid Solutions (TFS), Richard Franklin, explains why companies with hazardous work conditions need to adopt a continuous risk assessment and management programme, and how doing so can save money as well as lives.