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December 2019 | 3 min read

Glove Protection and Standards

Where hazards and risks are present that cannot be eliminated or effectively controlled personal protective equipment may need to be used. This is where an item of equipment or clothing is issued to protect the wearer from a known risk. PPE and gloves should be issued as a last resort and not as a first […]

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December 2019 | 3 min read

Latest Legionella Prosecutions

Two people have been sentenced after failing to control the risk of exposure to Legionella bacteria in the cooling tower at their business premises in Spring Hill, Birmingham. Birmingham Magistrates’ Court heard that, between June 2017 and February 2018, Kulwant Singh Chatha and partner Satpaul Kaur Chatha of Isher Hangers failed to put suitable measures […]

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December 2019 | 2 min read

Blinded By Hazardous Substances

Beechdean Farm Limited has been fined following an incident in which an employee was permanently blinded by corrosive chemicals used in cleaning. High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court heard that in August 2017, an employee was cleaning the walls of the dairy farm at Old House Farm in North Dean, Buckinghamshire, using a corrosive disinfectant DM CiD, […]

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December 2019 | 3 min read

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

‘Carpal’ is a medical term which refers to the wrist. A ‘syndrome’ is a combination of problems which doctors recognise as a particular disease or disorder. The ‘carpal tunnel’ lies in the wrist and the tendons which run down from the muscles in the forearm to move the fingers pass through it. It also contains […]

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December 2019 | 5 min read

Display Screen Equipment User Guide

The prolonged use of display screen equipment can result in physical and psychological problems if the workstation is incorrectly adjusted to suit the user or the environment is poor. However, there are some simple steps that can be taken to prevent these problems, which involve adjusting the workstation and/or the environment to suit the user. […]

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