What is work related stress and anxiety?

what is work related stress and anxiety

What is work related stress and anxiety? Work related stress can take many forms. As well as leading to anxiety and depression, it often has a significant impact on performance and can take its toll on a person’s health. Updated for 2022 There is strong evidence of longer term stress … Read More

Are Step Ladders Banned From Construction Sites

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Are step ladders banned from construction sites? The straight forward and resounding answer to this common question is NO, the HSE has not banned the use of step ladders and ladders from construction sites or anywhere else for that matter where a risk assessment has determined they are the most … Read More

Personal Protective Equipment At Work Regulations UK

PPE Regulations

Updated for 2022 Ammendment. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is the defining act of Parliament that lays down all the regulations for workplace safety, including the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations UK, or to give its current full title – The Personal Protective Equipment At Work … Read More

COSHH Regulations 2002

COSHH regulations 2002

What are the COSHH regulations 2002, and how do you take control? The COSHH regulations 2002 cover substances that are hazardous to the health of workers or anybody who might come into contact with the activities of the company. Substances can take many forms and include:- Chemicals, Products containing chemicals, … Read More

Side Effects of Radon Gas

effects of radon gas

Radon is a colourless, odourless and tasteless radioactive gas. It’s formed by the radioactive decay of small amounts of uranium that occur naturally in all rocks and soils, but it’s important to be aware of it and understand the side effects of Radon Gas. Updated for 2022 The main danger … Read More

Microwave Leakage Testing – Is It Required In The Workplace?

microwave leakage testing

Microwave leakage testing, is it required in the workplace and should you keep microwave leakage testing on your maintenance agenda? There’s no reason not to… Update 2021 Inspect and Maintain As with all equipment used in the workplace, the employer has a duty to inspect and maintain to ensure the … Read More

How Does White Noise Work?

how does white noise work

Putting it into layman’s terms, white noise is a sound signal which can be best described as flat or neutral sounding. It’s commonly used to help drown out sounds which might otherwise prevent you from falling asleep, or mask sounds that might subconsciously disturb you while asleep. So how does … Read More

Home Fire Extinguisher Reviews

Woman using a fire extinguisher in the kitchen

Health and Safety Today Helps You Make the Best Buying Choice with Our Home fire Extinguisher Reviews…. Following on from previous articles on house fires and the prevention of house fires, it is now time to look at how you can safely tackle a fire in the home and be … Read More

Health and Safety for a Plumber

health and safety for a plumber

Health and Safety for a plumber is a serious business, with many plumbers and heating engineers discovering there is more risk than ever both to themselves and their clients, and current legislation demands that it needs to be controlled. Update for 2021-22 What does the law say? As an ex-plumber … Read More

How To Get Rid of Ants In The Kitchen Fast

howto get rid of ants in the kitchen fast. Ants crawling across a kitchen worktop

While a trail of Ants marching around your kitchen may seem like a nuisance, Ants do have a very important ecological role to play…. Just not on your kitchen counter top. Learn how to get rid of ants in the kitchen fast. Like most other species we’d rather not share … Read More