Following a visit from an HSE inspector, this manufacturer received a letter recommending a list of improvements and notification of the intention to follow up with a second visit.

ABR Safety agreed a series of actions and improvements involving risk assessments, plant and machinery with the customer. ABR Safety hosted the return visit from the HSE Inspector, which included a thorough inspection of the operation and H&S documentation.

Christmas is the time of year when, if we’re lucky, we celebrate the season with our families and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when accidents and injuries involving the misuse of stepladders occur. This is as true at home as it is of the workplace.

Whether in the workplace or decking the halls with boughs of holly at home, what should you be checking before you make that ascent with the drawing pins in your pocket and one end of a paper chain over your shoulder? Read on to find out.

I provide practical health and safety solutions and safety training.Everyone should be able to work in a safe environment and then go home safely at the end of the day.

I am passionate about protecting people and ensuring your business is legally compliant.Health and safety is important, but so is running your business or operation.

By taking the time to understand your working environment and listening to you, I work with you to provide and implement practical and manageable solutions that solve your risk and safety needs.

I’m discovering that many small businesses, whilst operating safely, are not fully aware of their legal obligations regarding health and safety.

With so many laws and regulations, it can be quite daunting. However, you will be pleased to hear that it can be relatively straightforward. Particularly if you are a low risk business or you have competent advice.

So here is a quick guide.