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Dodgy PPE

Yet again I’ve come across some suspect looking (Personal Protective Equipment) PPE! Think it was bought out of a car boot at a Service Station! Please remember to purchase your PPE from a reputable source, ensuring that it is appropriately marked with the BS kite...

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Get ready the cold remedies

On the cusp of a lovely Summer Cold and dosing myself up nicely with a mixture of Lemsip (other brands are available), Cold & Flu Capsules, Beef Monster Munch and some TV Catch-up…. I happened to read the little leaflet thingy which gave a warning about drowsiness...

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Assemble here

Most of us have put in place Fire Evacuation Procedures which we practice at least annually, but do we really give a great deal of thought to the Assembly Point? It’s usually ‘by the fence’ or ‘in the car park’; but is that an appropriate meeting place? Remember that...

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The Purple Guide to Event Safety

The Purple Guide to Event Safety Those of you that know me will know that this firstly caught my eye because its purple and I love, love, love all things purple and secondly because I arrange events within my role as GirlGuding UK Guide Leader – so nothing to do with...

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Do you employ Night Workers?

Do you employ Night Workers? After reading a HSE report from 2014 (yes, slightly behind as ever) which stated that after asbestos related cancers the next biggest categories of occupational cancer were lung cancer due to silica etc. and breast cancer due to shift work...

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Do you have an External Fire Escape?

Do you have an External Fire Escape? In my mind External Fire Escapes are where murders are solved in Police Drama or where drunken people fall in Casualty and you scream at the Telly don’t go onto the Fire Escape!! (Or maybe that is just me – could be! I have read...

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Fork Lift Truck or Tow Truck?

Answer – Fork Lift Truck! Whist with a customer last week I was asked whether their FLT can be used as a Tow Truck as it is fitted with a towing hook on the rear. A tow hook where fitted is often there for vehicle recovery purposes – you MUST always check with the...

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