Safety Ducks Top Ten Water Safety Tips

It’s Summer and that means we all like nothing more than going out to beautiful places near us to spend time near water. For you, this might mean walking near the sea, or by a local lake or river. For others, you might prefer getting more active and swimming or...

12 Answers to Common CDM Questions

Health and safety people always LAGA (Love A Good Acronym), because it would probably take five times as long to say everything otherwise! Some of us like it too because it keeps us exclusive, but forgive us please – at least we don’t use loads of latin, like...

Fire Safety In Your Home

  The Grenfell Tower Fire As I write this, thirty fatalities have just been confirmed at the horrific Grenfell Tower fire in West London. Tragically, this number is sure to rise further, as reports suggest ‘several hundred’ people were likely to be in the block,...

Ladders are Banned, Right?

I hear this particular quote many times, each and every week. Because the asumption is so common, I think it’s time I take steps (yes, pun fully intended) to talk about why people think this is true and why they are wrong (sort of). Let’s be very clear on an important...

10 Ways to Manage Workplace Chemicals

Pretty much every workplace will use chemicals of some kind. These can range from industrial process chemicals right down to kitchen cleaners or office antibacterial wipes. So, what exactly is a ‘chemical’ and is it the same thing as a substance, compound, element or...