Silica is a natural substance found in varying amounts in most rocks, sand and clay. For example, sandstone contains more than 70% silica, whereas granite might contain 15-30%. Silica is also a major constituent of construction materials such as bricks, tiles, concrete and mortar.
Businesses are being warned to make sure their staff are safe when working with metalworking fluids or coolants. Manufacturing businesses should implement control measures and carry out health surveillance checks with occupational health professionals.
HSE Inspectors will be visiting woodworking businesses across Great Britain to ensure duty holders know the risks associated with woodworking and have effective controls in place to keep workers safe and protect their respiratory health.
Through Nucos unique Mental Health train the trainer course, Safewell is now excited to be able to offer Mental Health First Aid Training to all our new and existing clients.
A multinational company referred an employee with work related stress to Safewell for a mental health management referral with the aim to get the employee back to work.
Safewell now provides E-learning for continued professional development (CPD) to expand your knowledge.
Did you know that EVERY single working day in the UK two construction workers take their own life and that stress, anxiety and depression account for a fifth of all work-related illness?
Safewell provided Lung Function Testing for an Electronics Company in Calne.
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.
Hazards are things that have the potential to cause injury or harm to people, or damage to the workplace. Understanding what hazards in the workplace are and how to protect people from them is fundamental to sensible health and safety.
In the ever changing world of Health & Safety, the construction medical is the evolution of the safety-critical Medical.
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