Safety-critical medicals and occupational health surveillance during COVID-19: our occupational health team has had to adjust how they perform and manage their health surveillance and safety-critical medicals.
FAQ – Occupational Health
As Mike has successfully passed the Fit 2 Fit accreditation scheme, Safewell is now a Fit2Fit accredited provider and holds us to the highest standard in Face fit testing.
We have now recommenced on-site occupational health visits for safety-critical medicals to both new and existing customers. During these visits, we follow strict social distancing and hygiene practices.
Safewell was asked to provide face fit training and testing to a variety of key workers within the medical field. Most of them had no prior experience using, or training with, R.P.E. However, this has become a need due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Since July 2020, the government has introduced the compulsory measure of having to wear face coverings in our shopping outlets. Here is a detailed explanation of what a face covering is and what it isn’t.
Having the correct personal protective equipment is crucial. This is where Safewell’s Fit 2 Fit accredited face fit testing and R.P.E. training, equip you with the knowledge and confidence to be able to wear your mask correctly.
At Safewell we’re always aware of ways to improve our well-being and maintain a healthy lifestyle: through exercise, a healthy balanced diet and keeping stress to a minimum. Here we give 10 reasons why sleep is so important.
A continuation of the Safewell article “Are welding fumes cancerous?” article: the HSE has issued further guidelines on Pneumonia vaccinations to help prevent and control exposure to welding fumes and related respiratory conditions.
The most common problem associated with dust in the workplace arises from dust-related illnesses which have been found to be one of the major killers in the UK when it comes to occupational health.
H.A.V.S – Hand-arm vibration syndrome, is caused by occupational exposure to vibrating hand tools: know the facts.
In the ever changing world of Health & Safety, the construction medical is the evolution of the safety-critical Medical.
Health and safety at work is a general term taken from UK health and safety legislation. Safewell takes Health and Safety very seriously.
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