Health & Safety Statistics
24% of work related illness or injury is caused by incorrect lifting or carrying.
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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is any garment or device that is worn or used by a worker to protect them against health or safety hazards. An employer is responsible for providing and replacing PPE. But when should these items of safety equipment be renewed? Maximum Periods of Use The most common types of PPE have […]
Annual statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show 1.4 million workers were suffering from work-related ill health and around 555,000 from non-fatal injuries in 2017/18. During this period there were 144 fatal injuries at work, and 493 cases were prosecuted and resulted in a conviction. Fines from these convictions came to a total […]
The definition of a near miss in a workplace context is an unplanned event that has the potential to cause but does not result in, human injury or fatality, damage to equipment or the environment, or interruption to normal operations. The HSE estimates that there are about 90 workplace near misses for every accident that […]
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