The Chain of Events Leading to a Near-Miss or Accident

There is always a chain of events that lead up to a near miss or accident. By placing equal focus on understanding why staff make errors and mistakes as on the technical […]

Dispelling Myths for Fire Doors as from 23rd January 2023

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 has been updated with the Fire Safety Act 2021 and requires all fire doors to be regularly inspected including apartment doors to ensure they’re damage-free […]

The Accidents Stats are in for 2022!

In the recent years prior to the pandemic, the rate of self-reported work-related ill health had been mostly flat. The current rate is higher than the 2018/19 pre-coronavirus levels! Agriculture, forestry and […]

Fire Risk Assessments

Fire Risk Assessments also known as FRAs are a legal requirement of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (also known as the RRO), which came into force in 2006 and requires […]

Site-Specific -v- Generic Risk Assessments

In the world of Health & Safety there are many risk assessments, it can become overwhelming and confusing. So we thought we’d explain a couple for you, which you may have heard […]

Builders’ Merchant Fined for Life-Changing Injury

What happened? Let’s go back to August 2021 when three workers were using a fork-lift truck to unload 20 steel mesh sheets weighing approx. 1 tonne that had been delivered to a […]

External Walls are now part of a Fire Risk Assessment

The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 will make it a legal requirement from 23 January 2023 for external walls to now form part of an FRA (Fire Risk Assessment). The Act clarifies that responsible […]

Secure Information Boxes

It would be advisable that all multiple occupancy premises have what’s known as Secure Information Boxes (aka Premises Information Boxes), however; The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 will make it a legal […]

Solar Panels & Fire Risks

It is now relatively common to see solar PV panels on rooftops of houses, apartment blocks, public buildings and commercial/industrial buildings. Although fires caused by solar panels are rare, any fire involving a […]