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Essential health and safety tips


AS AN employer, it’s important to keep on top of health and safety legislation; The Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAW or the HSW) was introduced in 1974 and acts as the main piece of legislation signed by Parliament to protect employees in the workplace from injury or death.

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Fall protection cost-cutting: a step too far?


PREVENTING ACCIDENTS from falls relies on all stakeholders using an informed, joined-up approach to practices and systems. James Sainsbury, Fall Protection Sales leader for MSA Safety, explains why a holistic approach to safety is needed, and highlights the potential risks of making ill-informed changes to a defined safety system specification.

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Integrating fork lift trucks with RFID


RFID IS widely used by logistics and distribution companies to track goods, containers or pallets.

HSM Editor

Night of celebration


The Safety & Health Excellence Awards are now a much-anticipated part of the calendar, despite only being in their second year. More than 500 guests attended a black-tie dinner at The Vox in Birmingham on 10 April 2019 to see the winners revealed.

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Important safety tips in industrial workplace


A LOT of things can go wrong in an industrial workspace. Injuries and accidents would be a common occurrence if safety measures are not in place. The good news is that you can avoid these accidents by practicing some safety measures. Read on to know more.

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Why workplace safety is important


EVERY COMPANY must provide proper workplace safety to its employees. With proper workplace safety, the desire of the employees to work increases significantly and overall efficiently is likely to improve. James Hughes looks at the top seven reasons why it is so important.

HSM Editor

Foreword - April 2019


WELCOME TO the April issue of HSM magazine where our focus is on head protection, footwear, training, transport and fire safety.

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Empowering employers to take action on mental health


Chief executive of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Simon Blake OBE, discusses the latest employer guidance on taking action on mental health as one of the UK’s biggest workplace wellbeing events gets underway.

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Eye wear – the importance of aesthetics


AESTHETICS OF eye wear is becoming increasingly important, says Jim Lythgow, director of strategic alliances at Specsavers Corporate Eyecare.

Catherine Hackett

Building a safer future 


Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of building regulations set up in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster has proposed a new standards regulator as the centrepiece of a reformed building safety system that will increase the priority of safety in buildings.