Staying safe around building sites

In 2010–2011, fifty people were killed and 2,298 were seriously injured on building sites, in a reverse of the trend of the previous four years, when the number of fatalities had fallen. Chief executive of the National Federation of Builders, Julia Evans, said in a statement: “Construction is seen as a high-risk industry and within […]

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How would your business cope when things heat up?

The Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997 protects employees from the likelihood of injury due to fires in the workplace. The regulations demand that businesses with more than five workers must have a documented fire-risk assessment that details any necessary fire safety work. In order to protect their employees, businesses must provide them with fire and […]

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