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.