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 […]
Are You Practising Scaffolding Safety?
Scaffolding Safety The majority of scaffold accidents on the construction site occur due to falls, slipping or being struck by an object from above. All of these accidents can be prevented by taking the proper precautions. Here’s how. General Safety Tips To prevent slipping hazards, conduct a daily routine inspection to ensure that all walking […]
Addressing Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease in the Workplace
Legionella bacteria presents a serious risk for employees across a variety of industries. This type of bacteria can lead to Legionnaires’ Disease, a potentially fatal form of pneumonia and often grows in natural bodies of water, such as rivers and ponds, but these situations rarely involve serious risk for humans. The way people are likely to […]
Commercial Insurance Profile – December 2020
Key Steps for Managing Flu Season During the Coronavirus Pandemic The seasonal flu is a consistent, annual threat that employers across all industries must account for. The resulting wave of illness can cause increased absenteeism and decreased productivity. This year’s flu season will require even greater planning and preparation by employers, given the ongoing coronavirus […]