Risk assessments can seem to be an endless task but if you fail to have them in place there can be serious consequences.
Businesses have a responsibility to ensure all staff are aware of and understand the risks associated with their work as well as the environment they work in. A failure to do this can result in large fines and opens up the possibility of accidents in the work place.Continue reading
When it comes to health and safety on a construction site, making sure workers have the correct training and undertake the required procedures is imperative.
Working with heavy machinery, construction equipment and vehicles comes with a number of risks meaning you could injure yourself, someone else or cause a fatality.Continue reading
The 2018 NEBOSH Graduation and Awards Ceremony took place on 25 June at Warwick University, and the name of Phoenix Health and Safety got a couple of honourable mentions on the day.
Pride of place goes to Phoenix student Ian Anderson. We’re delighted to announce that Ian won the Unit A National Diploma Best Candidate Award.Continue reading
You’ve just suffered a cardiac arrest. What are your chances of survival. The bad news is that up to 95% of victims die without immediate treatment. How immediate?Continue reading
Two workers at a Nottinghamshire foundry suffered serious skin burns following a ‘preventable’ electrical flashover in September 2016. This occurred while they were working on restoring the power supply to a furnace.Continue reading
Two visiting delivery drivers have died in avoidable forklift truck accidents, resulting in seven figure fines for a major plastic piping company and a large kitchen manufacturer.Continue reading
A recent court case has dramatically illustrated the need for eternal vigilance and "going the extra mile" with health and safety management, even when great care is being taken. It involves a flammable gas leak at the Total Lindsey Oil Refinery (TLOR) in North Killingholme, on the Humber estuary near Grimsby.Continue reading