Health & Safety Statistics
24% of work related illness or injury is caused by incorrect lifting or carrying.
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Each year the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) publishes a business plan outlining their key areas of work. It identifies how the HSE will use regulatory, engagement, and assessment methods to continue to prevent work-related fatalities, injuries and ill health, and respond to current issues. This year these issues include preparing for the UK’s departure […]
With the latest high budget Marvel blockbuster hitting cinemas lets take a look at health and safety in the film industry. In the movies, many stories would not be possible without disregard for serious health and safety issues in the workplace. Where would the superhero genre be without villains falling from height into a vat […]
Some of the most common injuries for people working in an office setting are related to the fact that most of their day is spent seated at a desk and working on a computer. This makes them prone to musculoskeletal disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, muscle strain and lower back injuries. However many of […]
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