Health and Safety

What makes a fire door a fire door? How are they rated and what do the ratings mean?

Although they may both look the same, there is a big difference between a standard door and fire door.

A fire door is an engineered safety device designed to protect property and save lives in a fire.

However, many fire doors are poorly installed, it is only once a fire has broken out that we see the consequences of poor workmanship.

However, most fire doors installed in the UK are manufactured from timber. However, fire doors are manufactured from a range of […]

The Importance of Eye Protection in the Workplace

It’s essential that business owners make the health and safety of their employees a priority. Whatever the industry, employers have a duty of care to their workforce.

One area that requires special attention is the eyes. There are certain sectors that pose more of a risk to eyes than others, meaning that employers working in these areas of industry must be aware of the methods to use to prevent employees from damaging their sight while at work.

If you’re an employer […]

Prioritising the Safety of Construction Workers: A Guide 

Ensuring the safety of employees in any capacity is of utmost importance to any company director or a business owner. No matter the industry or sector you find yourself in, prioritising the safety of your employees should be at the top of your lists.

None more so than in industries like construction and other manual sectors. When faced with the prospect of heavy lifting and the use of heavy machinery daily, having the appropriate safety measures in place is crucial.

With over 4,000 major injuries occurring in the construction industries per year, you naturally want to […]