Don’t Fall Short – Keep Employees Safe When Working At Height – June Memo 2017

Don’t Fall Short – Keep Employees Safe When Working At Height!   In 2015/2016, 144 workers lost their lives due to accidents in the workplace in the UK. 26% of these deaths were a result of falling from a height. It is imperative that employers ensure construction, agricultural/forestry and roof work sites are safe for employees to…

COSHH online training

Reduce Your Risk of Exposure to Hazardous Substances – May Memo 2017

COSHH – Reduce Your Risk of Exposure.   May 2017   Control of Hazardous Substances to Health (COSHH)   As the summer months are fast approaching, in addition to the increase in good weather, it is important that you protect your skin while at work. Inhalation, ingestion and contact with harmful substances can cause short…

Legionella Awareness – April 2017 Memo

Legionella Awareness.   April 2017   Legionnaires Disease   Legionnaires disease is caught by individuals inhaling bacteria contained water droplets in the air. Since January 2016, there have been 345 confirmed cases of legionnaires disease in the UK. The bacteria is extremely common in room temperatures between 20 – 45 degrees. However, there is increased…

Reducing your Business Waste

November 2016 Reducing the amount of waste your business has to handle is the most cost-effective and environmentally-friendly method of dealing with waste. Key tips to help your business reduce waste: • Look for easy wins – seemingly trivial changes can produce significant savings, such as printing and photocopying double-sided, refilling printer cartridges, switching off…

Protect Your Skin at Work – June 2016 Memo

Protect your Skin at Work. June 2016 As we come into the summer months, it is important that those who work outside take into consideration the dangers associated with the sun and other substances they are exposed to and take precautions in order to protect their skin while at work. The Dangers Exposure to UV…

A Gift from Quadra – FREE Approved Online Health and Safety Training Licence

Exclusive offer – One FREE Licence for Every Ten Licences Purchased! Prices starting at only £35.00 + VAT per person, per course. Course Title – Approved by – Cost Abrasive Wheels – CPD and IIRSM – £35 Asbestos Awareness – RoSPA and IATP – £35 Basic Fire Safety – RoSPA and IFE – £35 COSHH…

EMS now a Requirement for NI Construction Contracts – May 2016 Memo

EMS now required for NI Government Construction Contracts May 2016 Main contractors interested in bidding for Government construction works contracts in Northern Ireland are now required to have a certificated Environmental Management System (EMS). The Law The requirement, which became effective from 1st April 2016, will now be included in the selection criteria of Pre-Qualification…