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September 2019

One of the biggest electrical problems in the workplace is….

By |2020-01-20T20:27:53+00:00September 18th, 2019|Health and Safety, Safety notices|

One of the biggest electrical problems in the workplace is the use of portable appliances, such as computers, kettles, toasters, etc. but it is also a problem that is not going to go away. Modern technology is improving all the time so you'd think appliances are getting safer but with the huge surge of cheap (and fake) goods coming [...]

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March 2016

Do you employ five or more people?

By |2020-01-20T21:03:14+00:00March 16th, 2016|Health and Safety|

The Health and Safety at Work Act sets out general duties that employers have towards employees and users of their facilities, and that employees have to each other, and other users. The main requirement on employers is to carry out a risk assessment. If you employ five or more people you need to do risk assessments When you carry [...]

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October 2013

Faulty extension leads

By |2020-01-20T20:28:03+00:00October 17th, 2013|Health and Safety, Safety notices|

 Finding faulty extension leads Faulty extension leads can be rather dangerous, so finding them is important in protecting peoples lives. Imagine going to a well known supermarket to buy your extension leads because you think they should provide the best products only to discover they are cheaply made, high profit appliances - these leads are put together so badly [...]

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