Entries by Stephanie Freeman

How A Robust Health And Safety Policy Can Drive Insurance Costs Down And Profits Up.

As most business owners know, having strong health and safety practices in the workplace makes sound business sense. While benefits, such as reducing the risk of work-related accidents and ensuring the safety of your employees are obvious, you can also avoid the penalties associated with regulatory non-compliance and the legal costs resulting from a court […]

6 Terrible Health & Safety Myths!

You may not realise it, but many of the laughable health & safety stories you read online or in print are simply myths, and often a means of blaming health & safety for poor decisions. It seems that many companies and individuals use the banner of health & safety to carry out their wishes, which […]

8 Common Workplace Health & Safety Hazards

Health & safety measures are designed to keep everyone safe. Although accidents are a part of life and can occur anywhere and at any time, there are ways to avoid many of them by simply being aware of the most common safety hazards found in the workplace. Business owners have a duty of care towards […]

Why Waste Management & Recycling Businesses Need Health & Safety & First Aid Training

While it is true to state that health & safety measures and first aid training are of great importance to every workplace in every sector, it is also true to state that safety training within the waste management and recycling industries is arguably even more important. This is because businesses operating within these sectors are […]

Why School Age Children Should Be Taught First Aid

First aid is a life-saving skill and one that should be taught to individuals from a young age. There is currently a campaign by the majority of the main political parties, charities and the Mail on Sunday, backing the addition of first aid to the curriculum – and Live For Work supports this initiative.

Why Health & Safety Training In The Workplace Is Important

Every year, more than 200 people are killed in accidents at work. Furthermore, more than one million individuals are injured and over two million suffer from work-related illnesses.* This is why health & safety training at work is so important.