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How Back Supports Work To Reduce Back Strains And Sprains

October 8th, 2014

Back injuries remain one of the highest preventable accidents at work. As such, it is important to take preventative measures, ensuring safe working practices, and to use PPE where necessary to mitigate the risk of sprains and strains caused by heavy lifting. Back pain prevention is tricky to get right ... more

How To Manage Fatigue In The Workplace – 6 Tips

October 1st, 2014

Fatigue is a risk in businesses using shift work patterns, which can lead to lapses in concentration and cause accidents at work. It is also attributed to around 20% of RTAs on major roads, when employees are fatigued and begin their long drive home. Any operation that runs 24/7 must have a risk management ... more

Why Mental Health At Work Is Hitting The UK Economy Hard

September 24th, 2014

The recession took its toll on a number of businesses, with some even having to close the doors. Media reports told numerous stories of big name brands unable to survive, raising job insecurity for staff. The results were an inflation of the number of people suffering from mental health at work. People ... more

Alcohol Could Be A Bigger Problem In Your Business Than You Think

September 17th, 2014

Every business owner is responsible for health and safety in their workplace. Employees under the influence of alcohol pose a risk to team members, themselves, and put business owners at risk of prosecution if an alcohol related injury at work happens. There’s no getting around the fact that alcohol ... more

The Benefits Of Anti-Fatigue Mats – Reducing Work Related Injuries

September 10th, 2014

Workers standing for more than four hours per shift are likely to suffer from fatigue. Altering the contact zone to retake control of the foot pressure points reduces fatigue, increases working postural balance and can minimise the effect of muscle skeletal diseases. Standing for a prolonged period ... more

What Employers Can Do To Help Manage Stress In The Workplace

September 3rd, 2014

Health and safety at work is about so much more than providing your staff with the PPE they need to stay safe at work. They need a challenge along with a balance. As an employer, you’re in the perfect place to support the mental welfare of your workforce. Stress in the workplace is common and it’s ... more