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As a continuation of the Safewell article Are welding fumes cancerous. Click the link to read the article. The HSE have 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, know the facts.
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A self-employed construction worker wasn’t allowed access to a construction site without a safety critical medical certification being completed.
A Furniture Retail Company requested Safewell to carry out Showroom risk assessments. Safewell identified potentially high manual handling risks for staff making and receiving deliveries and organising shop displays
Hazards are things that have the potential to cause injury or harm to people, or damage to the work place.
A risk assessment is a logical approach to deciding the likelihood of what hazards in the work place could lead to injury or ill health through normal and foreseeable work practices.
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HSE Visit to Warehousing Company in Oxford were issued a letter suggesting improvements in Health & Safety.