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Maltby Professional Services: The Health & Safety Experts

Maltby Professional Services: The Health & Safety Experts Health & Safety at work isn’t a subject every business wants to hear about. It can be seen as a bureaucratic headache, one more task to fit in. Whatever your viewpoint on Health & Safety in the workplace, it is a subject that all businesses of all size need to embrace. There …

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Why Do You Need Health & Safety at Work?

Why Do You Need Health & Safety at Work? Health & Safety in the workplace protects both employees and employers. As an employer, you are duty bound to provide a safe place for people to work. As an employee, you need to know that your place of work is not likely to cause you harm. You have Health & Safety …

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Noise exposure at work: Have you thought about the risks?

Noise exposure at work: Have you thought about the risks? Noise exposure at work: Have you thought about the risks? My name is Adam Chell, and I’m the clinical director for Sevenoaks Hearing. I am a fully qualified audiologist with 15 years’ experience, specialising in hearing loss prevention and rehabilitation. I work with Maltby Professional Services to assist with hearing …

Construction company and employee sentenced after worker killed

Construction company and employee sentenced after worker killed

Construction company and employee sentenced after worker killed Construction company and employee sentenced after worker killed Clancy Docwra Limited and one of its employees have been sentenced for health and safety breaches after another worker was struck by an excavator and was killed. Southward Crown Court was told how site operative Kevin Campbell was struck by an excavator mounted vibrator …

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Over five million UK workers could be suffering from a mental health condition

Over five million UK workers could be suffering from a mental health condition Over five million UK workers could be suffering from a mental health condition The British Safety Council published its new literature review, Not just free fruit: wellbeing at work, in December 2018. Shehzana Mamujee, Policy and Research Analyst at British Safety Council, tells SHP about some of …

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HAVS diagnosis leads to sentencing for firm and director

HAVS diagnosis leads to sentencing for firm and director A rock drilling and cliff stabilisation firm and its director have been sentences after multiple workers were diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome. Three employees of Celtic Rock Services Limited developed and reported symptoms of hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), but no action was taken. The workers regularly used tools such …

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Network Rail have paid out £1m for slips trips and falls

Network Rail have paid out £1m for slips trips and falls Network Rail has paid £1m for slips, trips and falls in past five years In the past financial five years, Network Rail has paid a total of £1m for slips, trips and falls across UK stations, according to research conducted by the BBC. Network Rail is in charge of …

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Veolia fine: £1m after reversing vehicle death

Veolia fine: £1m after reversing vehicle death A refuse collection company has been fined £1m after a worker was run over and killed. Canterbury Crown Court heard how, on 18 October 2013, Veolia ES (UK) Limited’s employee Mr John Head suffered fatal injuries when he was run over by a reversing refuse collection vehicle (RCV) whilst he was walking across …

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PAT Testing

PAT or portable appliance testing is a policy in the UK in which routine safety checks are performed on electrical appliances. Essentially, this is a common sense safety regulation to ensure that any people, workers, or tenants who might come into contact with portable electrical appliances are not at risk of injury. The Portable Appliance Testing rules are very straightforward …