Face Fit Training

Face Fit Training is now available through Hawksafe! Ensure that you are using your Respiratory Protective Equipment safely and effectively with Face Fit Training. The training session typically takes 10-15 minutes per delegate and can take place at the Innovation Centre Medway or another requested site. The cost for individuals if £50 + VAT, but …

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Energy Saving Opportunities

To comply with the European Directive, the government is introducing Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) which is going to be introduced in 2015. This is the next tool in the government’s armoury to get businesses to take their energy use seriously. The scheme is currently being developed by the Department of Energy and Climate Change …

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Scaffolding

New Scaffolding Guidance

The HSE has produced a checklist which should help both clients and scaffolders giving details of what type of scaffold is required. The guidance also provides additional information stating that the scaffolding must be assembled to a recognised standard (National Access Scaffold Confederation Guidance document TG:20 2013). This latest version includes an electronic design package …

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Occupational Health Strategy

In June 2014 the HSE added new pages to its website that include guidance on the occupational health risks faced by employees. The greatest risks to workers are: Respiratory diseases eg. asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Skin diseases Asbestos-related disease Cancers Noise-induced hearing damage Hand-arm vibration syndrome Musculoskeletal disease Stress This has been published …

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