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Things you need to know about Health and Safety Law

Health and Safety legislation is perceived to be complex and difficult to understand. However, in actual fact, a large proportion is common sense and it is only...

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Assessing Levels of Exposure to Chemical Hazards in Your Workplace

When completing your chemical risk assessment, you must assess the level of risk of exposure workers and other individuals present in your workplace by assessin...

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Key Terms for Understanding Chemical Health & Safety in the Workplace

Air monitoring: Air sampling in which monitoring of the potential level of exposure to airborne hazardous chemicals is carried out by monitor which is placed in...

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The European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2019

This year EcoOnline became proud partners with the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work and this week from the 21st to the 25th of October they are lau...

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World Mental Health Day 2019

In honour of World Mental Health day, it is important to take care of yourself when the stresses of life become too much. Practicing mindfulness is a great way ...

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The Cost and Causes to Poor Health & Safety in the Workplace

Every year, thousands of people in the UK are forced to take time off work due to health and safety - related issues. According to the Health and Safety Executi...

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Near Miss Reporting: A Different Approach to a Familiar Challenge

Struggling with near miss reporting in your workplace? Consider this near miss example: A worker is walking through a construction site, stepping over extension...

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The Importance of Protecting Your Eyes In the Workplace

To anyone who thinks eye protection may not be a crucial component of PPE in the workplace, think again. Nearly three out of five injured workers were not weari...

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UK Company fined £1 million after two employees suffer burns

Last week the Health & Safety Executive announced that a UK company was fined 1 million after two employees suffered serious burns. The incident occurred in Sto...

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