Health & Safety Statistics
24% of work related illness or injury is caused by incorrect lifting or carrying.
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Common health and safety issues are the cause of fatalities and injuries in the workplace. In 2016/2017 137 workers were killed at work and 92 members of the public were killed due to work related activities. Industry fatal injuries to workers occurred in Construction (30), Agriculture (27), Manufacturing (19), Transport and storage (14), Waste (14) […]
Health and safety is for everyone, regardless of whether you’re able bodied or have a disability. However health and safety shouldn’t be used as an excuse for excluding disabled people from employment. Find out more below. Employers Under health and safety law, the primary responsibility for ensuring health and safety good practice is in place […]
During the months of January to May 2017 there have been eighteen Health and Safety Executive regional press releases in the south east of England. Below are a few examples: Construction Company fined after contractor receives life changing injuries http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/construction-firm-in-court-after-worker-fractures-spine-in-roof-fall/ A Lincolnshire based construction company, specialising in fitting mezzanine floors was prosecuted after a contractor fell onto […]
My current position is Health and Safety advisor for Bryen and Langley. My job entails the provision of safety support to Bryen & Langley’s Projects; develop and encourage best practice management principles, procedures and cultures to reduce the safety, health and environment risks to all persons affected by construction activities.
The electronic profile was a completely new style of learning for me and I must admit, I found it a little difficult a first. But I got the hang of it and by the end it was quite straightforward. While I had done the vocational work to gather the evidence for the
qualification, I needed help and guidance in putting my profile together and NBT were always willing and able to provide that help and guidance. I cannot speak highly enough of NBT and for their outstanding knowledge, patience and support, I recommend them as a training centre.
Brett Walker, NVQ level 3 – Occupational Health & Safety