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Addressing mental illness in the workplace Despite continued awareness campaigns, mental illness still remains a taboo subject in the workplace. Mental illness remains one of the hardest subjects for employers and employees to tackle effectively. Unl...

Behaviour and why people take risks in the workplace Most health and safety provisions boil down to common sense, so why do so many workers take risks? Despite all your risk assessments, PPE and disciplinary procedures, workplace safety still hinges...

The health and safety sentencing guidelines begin to bite Changes to health and safety laws are having an effect – and offenders are paying a heavy price. When the Government introduced tougher sentencing rules in 2016, the aim was to hit offenders...

When fashion and safety collide – the beard debate Facial hair is hugely popular at the moment – but it may also be placing your employee in danger A quick look out the window proves that the beard remains a must-have male fashion accessory. As w...

Digger rampage underscores importance of Construction site Security Two teenagers have pleaded guilty to a destructive rampage that caused £40,000 worth of damage. The unnamed duo ignored a series of warning signs, scaled a fence, and broke into a d...

How do accidents happen on construction sites? The term “accident” implies an unavoidable situation, an unforeseen disaster that brings harm to people and property. And although genuine accidents do happen on constructions sites, you have a duty...

Drug testing in the construction industry Your business has a responsibility to improve site safety by any method available. If your employees are using drink or drugs, they are at increased risk of causing an accident that injures themselves or thei...