Health & Safety

This October the HSE is Auditing Control Measures to Prevent Dust Risks in Construction Firms

During the month of October, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is targeting the construction sector with a campaign to audit whether measures to protect workers from dust are appropriate. The campaign begun on October 4th and is running for the remainder of the month. Inspections are focused on respiratory risks and occupational lung disease. …

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How Hawksafe Can Help your Trades Business Remain Compliant

As a small business owner, you may require regular health and safety compliance support.  As your resources may be limited you may be unable to employ an internal health and safety expert full time. Hawksafe can act as your dedicated outsourced health and safety compliance support partner instead. Our health, safety and environmental compliance services …

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Unregistered Gas Fitter Fined – How to Avoid the Same Fate

In August 2021, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) published details that an unregistered gas fitter would be fined and sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for each offence, suspended for 12 months after the “dangerous installation of a range cooker at a care home”. How can your gas engineering company stay within the law and …

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Prove your Competency with CSCS Cards – Successful Application Guidance

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) cards prove that the holder has the necessary training and qualifications to carry out the job they perform on site. Having a CSCS card acts as a reassurance that the holder can safely undertake the work that they have been assigned on a construction site. The scheme raises safety standards …

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SSIP Accreditation support Services – Give your Clients Confidence in your Business

Gaining recognised Health and Safety accreditations can give potential clients confidence that you are meeting your Health and Safety legal obligations and that Health and Safety management remains paramount. SSIP accreditations are a great way to demonstrate your commitment to manage and perform work safely and stand out from your competitors. Many Health and Safety …

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The Benefits of Using the Hawksafe Online Training Portal

With the Hawksafe online training portal you can access hundreds of convenient online training courses in your own time and environment. Online courses provided by our training partners cover a range of health, safety and environmental topics with accreditations available from trusted industry bodies after successful completion. In this article, we’ll give you insights into …

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Using Ventilation in the Workplace to Minimise the Risks of COVID-19

There are certain safety measures businesses of all sizes can take to ease the return of their employees to the workplace. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published guidance on how to utilise ventilation in the workplace to keep staff safe. Most COVID-19 restrictions have been removed in England, but this does not mean …

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Storing Chemicals

Whilst laboratories, hospitals, schools and factories are likely to store hazardous chemicals, they need to be stored correctly and not under a sink or at the back of a cupboard. There are a few potential risks with hazardous chemicals: –       If they mix with each other (e.g. through leakage). –       If they are involved in …

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