Live Well, Work Well – October 2022

The Importance of Good Posture  Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions account for 30% of GP consultations in England, and chronic joint pain (or osteoarthritis) affects more than 8.75 million people in the UK, according to the NHS. A major contributor to these types of pain is poor posture. Bad posture can result in neck, back, shoulder, leg […]

HSE Safety Cornerstone – August 2022

Common Summertime Risks to Know  There are many risks and hazards created or exacerbated by the higher temperatures and long summer days. During summertime conditions, organisations must be particularly aware of certain dangers, such as the following: Dehydration occurs when an individual’s body loses too much water. This may occur due to overexertion, working for too […]

Employee Well-Being Focus July 2022

How to Support People With Disabilities in the Workplace It’s imperative for employers of all sizes and across all sectors to cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusivity while making employees, clients, partners and guests feel comfortable and safe. Diversity initiatives and programmes should consider many different groups of people, including those who live with […]

Summer Safety Focus

The Hazards of Poor Housekeeping Poor housekeeping in the workplace can be a serious issue. Not only does it lead to a cluttered workspace, but it can also create additional workplace hazards. With this in mind, it’s important to be aware of housekeeping-related hazards and practise proper safety techniques to prevent any injuries. There are […]

Live Well, Work Well – June 2022

Tips for Getting Good Sleep To function at your best, it’s imperative to be rested. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for people to struggle to get a good night’s rest. Whether you have issues with waking up in the middle of the night or find it difficult to fall asleep in the first place, you must […]

Keeping Remote Workers Protected

Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, employers are required to have arrangements in place to protect workers from occupational health and safety risks. These responsibilities don’t just apply to on-site workers; remote workers must also be protected. Applicable to most organisations, the following guidance can help employers keep remote workers […]

Live Well, Work Well – November 2021

This month we’re focusing on the benefits of morning workouts, as well as simple steps to try and alleviate stress. November is also Lung Cancer Awareness Month, so this edition also contains a highlight on how to reduce the risks associated with lung cancer. Benefits of Morning Workouts Working out is an essential part of […]

Employee Wellbeing Insights – Upskilling

COVID-19 has changed the workplace for ever. It’s time for employers to rethink how best to invest in their workforce. The latest Employee Wellbeing Insights looks into the importance and benefits of upskilling, and how it can transform the workplace. Have a read below…

Securing a Safe Post-COVID Workplace

Many organisations have begun to call their employees back to the physical workplace after months of remote work. While it may be exciting for employers to have their workers return to a more traditional work environment, it’s important to be aware of potential security and safety issues that may arise. During the transition back to […]

Chemical Safety in the Workplace

Chemicals are one of the most common types of hazardous substances. A variety of frequently used products contain chemicals, such as cleaning products, pesticides and paint. Many organisations use some of these substances on a regular basis. As such, it’s important for employers to take necessary precautions to protect employees, contractors and others who may […]