Compressed gas bottles are a common sight in many workplaces. In industry and the medical environments, their portability is useful and convenient, and in many cases essential. All gas bottles are designed and manufactured to an approved standard. They are constructed to contain specific gases and to withstand normal, everyday use. Accordingly, each bottle is… Read more »
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Here we will take a look at the dangers of compressed gas cylinders in the work place and how to prevent accidents that can be life threatening.
Fire safety in the workplace is the responsibility of the business owner, employer, landlord or occupier of the property; although there are laws in place to ensure the safety of a workforce there are also some simple ways to give you piece of mind that your company premises is protected in the event of a… Read more »
Risk assessment and management should be an essential part of every business, no matter which industry you work in or the size of the workplace. It’s important that all business owners carry out risk assessments for the protection of their workers and also to comply with the guidelines of health and safety law. Risk assessment… Read more »
By law employers must supply workers with appropriate protective clothing to ensure they can carry out their job safely. Many professions, from cooking to chemistry, involve health and safety risks and the importance of providing work safety clothing goes further than just preventing injuries. Keeps Work Flowing Ensuring your workers are correctly protected for whatever… Read more »
Hazard warnings are recognisable symbols that warn us about impending danger that we should be aware of when working in a certain area or with certain materials or chemicals. The symbols used in hazard warnings let us know many different elements of danger, for example if something is: Flammable Explosive Toxic Corrosive Oxidising Dangerous when… Read more »