Health and Safety Questions
Here you will find answer to some frequently asked health and safety and occupational health questions.
A Health & Safety consultant is someone with the competence to provide advice and guidance on compliance with H&S legal requirement.
Health and Safety is knowing what hazards can affect a person’s health and managing the potential issue.
RIDDOR is the acronym for Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995. A RIDDOR reportable incident included a work related death, a work related specified major injury, a work related over-7-day incapacitation injury, a work related 3 day work incapacitaion injury, a work related disease or work related dangerous occurrence.
All injuries and incidents falling under the RIDDOR definition must be reported to the HSE’s Incident Contact Centre (ICC) either by telephone or online. The ICC will send the Incident Report details to the appropriate enforcing authority i.e. Local Authority or the HSE (Health and Safety Executive).
Health and Safety in ICT (Information and Communications Technology) is mostly about understanding how to work safely with computers and environments with lots of technology equipment.
What is the Safe distance From a Welding Arc Flash?
If you do any sort of MIG, TIG, oxy-acetylene or other types of welding then please read this article!
Going shopping rarely strikes anyone as a potentially dangerous activity. Shop accidents are, however, surprisingly common.
Anyone at supervisory or management level has responsibilities implied by health and safety legislation.
Raynaud’s Phenomenon is a condition thought to affect up to ten million people in the UK and it can be incredibly painful.