Health and Safety Questions
Here you will find answer to some frequently asked health and safety and occupational health questions.
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.
COVID-19: Can employers be prosecuted if employees are exposed?
If you are still working during this period, you must still follow government guidelines around social distancing. Ensure you carry out a risk assessment and take reasonable measures to protect lone workers!
As we are all getting ready to return to work, find out the safety considerations to make and get your free return to work coronavirus risk assessment download.
During the current Coronavirus pandemic, the fire authority may change or scale back services, to avoid spreading the virus and to keep their own personnel safe. If you are still carrying out activities make sure that fire safety measures are kept in check to safeguard your business.
Currently, there are no approved publicly available Coronavirus self-testing kits. The Government has stated any coronavirus test kits currently being sold are not CE marked and should not be used because the results are currently unreliable.