Health & Safety Statistics
24% of work related illness or injury is caused by incorrect lifting or carrying.
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From the 25th May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces data protection legislation that dates back to the 1990’s and applies to all organisations that collect or use the personal data of individuals in the EU. You may think this would only affect the IT department in a business, but it is likely to […]
In a home environment housekeeping may bring to mind cleaning, dusting, and tidying. In a work environment, it means taking steps that can help prevent avoidable injuries and even fatalities. This article outlines 8 areas where good housekeeping in the workplace practice will protect a workforce from harm and therefore also contribute to the future […]
During the months of Jan, Feb and March there have been 15 Health and Safety Executive regional press releases in the south east of England. Below are a few examples: Engineering company fined after worker injured http://press.hse.gov.uk/2018/engineering-company-fined-after-worker-injured/ An engineering company has been fined after a worker lost his leg from the knee down when he […]
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