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Plug Top Marking

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Every once in a while, an idea comes along which is so simple and effective, you wonder why you didn’t think of it years ago.  Who among us has not experienced the frustration of trying to untangle the spaghetti of power leads, flexes and other wires which seems to spontaneously accumulate behind electrical appliances?  Or,… Read more »

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Gas powered heating systems are an efficient and convenient way to warm our homes and business premises and provide hot water.  But like any other energy source, gas – whether from the mains supply or bottled storage – can be dangerous if it is not used correctly, or if equipment like space heaters and water… Read more »

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5 Ways To Prevent Fires In The Workplace

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Fire safety in the workplace is a factor in which employers need to heavily invest in. It is essential for steps to be implemented to prevent fires in the workplace and it is everybody’s responsibility to follow them. Studies have shown that in 2013, fire and explosions accounted for 148 fatalities in the workplace, illustrating… Read more »

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Waste management is now one of the UK’s most dangerous industries. Learn why.

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One of the UK’s most hazardous industries to work in is the management and recycling of the country’s waste: a staggering 228 million tonnes+ every year. It employs over 160,000 people nationwide which is about 0.5% of total employees. However, of overall workplace injuries that were reported, a staggering 2.6% came from the waste management… Read more »

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The Turkish Powercut : Possible Explanations

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As the days have passed, and an answer to what really caused the massive power cut that virtually shut down Turkey early on Tuesday morning, March 31st 2015, is seemingly no nearer. The head of the country’s state-run power grid has resigned, taking responsibility for a host of management errors that are now said to… Read more »

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10 of the most dangerous chemicals in the world

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We live in a dangerous world, a world undoubtedly made more dangerous by the presence of toxic and dangerous chemicals. Some toxic substances are found in our natural environment, identified and given a wide berth: others we have created ourselves, these man made chemicals are often useful, but still pose huge risks. Here we take… Read more »

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Top 10 man-made disasters

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The earth is no stranger to disasters; it often cultivates its own in the form of hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and floods. However mankind has also created disasters that have devastated the environment and taken a number of lives. The 10 worst man-made disasters are difficult to order and identify, but the list below touches on… Read more »

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Top 10 Health and Safety Myths

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Often when bizarre rules are introduced in the workplace the blame always falls on health and safety regulations, however this very often isn’t true. That is why Health and Safety Executive have been on a mission to bust any health and safety myths they can for the past few years.HSE has kept a record of… Read more »

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