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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Lux Levels

Over-lighting your office spaces, warehouses or factory floors is a common and costly issue. Turning off or reducing lighting is one of the cheapest and easiest ways of cutting your energy costs. You will need to check the light levels in your workspace, which can be done by using a Lux Meter. You can pick …

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Carbon Reduction 2014

Today is World Environment Day! What better time to look at how your business can support the environment and make sure you adhere to government guidelines on environmental issues? Contact us if you would like any help with how this can apply to you. Happy World Environment Day, from everyone at Hawksafe! The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy …

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