The Health & Safety Risk no one talks about

The Health & Safety Risk no one talks about

Health & Safety is an ongoing concern for businesses and employers. Responsible employers spend a considerable amount on preparing their workplaces to be safe and healthy for not only workers but anyone who may enter the worksite – this includes extensive training...
The wrong of taking a forklift for granted

The wrong of taking a forklift for granted

The title may seem out of place, after all, a modern warehouse simply cannot function without a forklift. But the headline is referring not to the practical and indispensable use of a forklift, if rather refers to the woeful track record of forklift safety in the...
Hazardous chemicals in the workplace

Hazardous chemicals in the workplace

The presence of hazardous chemicals has become an everyday part of our lives, to such an extent that we often do not even think about the possible risks in common chemicals around the house, office, or workplace. This blind acceptance of chemicals is a risk factor to...
Intoxication, an expanded view

Intoxication, an expanded view

It may well be an employers’ worst nightmare: an intoxicated employee. From a health and safety perspective, the risks associated with impaired behaviour due to intoxication are near endless. And while it is universally understood to mean “under the influence of...