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40 Years of Health and Safety

Over the last 40 years the UK has led the world when it comes to workplace health and safety. Since the Health and Safety at Work Act received Royal Assent in 1974 workplace fatalities have fallen by 85 percent and fatal injuries by over 75 percent. HSE chair Judith Hackitt explains that “des...

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Britain's Good Samaritans

There is evidence to suggest that people are put off from volunteering, helping others or intervening in emergencies due to the fear of risk of liability. The Government believes that further legislation is needed to alleviate public concerns about this issue and to encourage participation. The Soc...

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Eat in Confidence

Atrium understands the importance of safety in the workplace. Whether it be in first aid, fire safety, health and safety, manual handling or food safety, Atrium are proud to offer a range of comprehensive, fun courses to help businesses get the most from their workforce. Everyone at Atrium is extre...

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Risks Assessed

While most people are aware of the importance of risk assessments, many people can get confused when it comes to actually recording potential risks. In this short guide we will discuss the key components all risk assessments must include, as well as discussing the importance of tailoring risk assess...

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Work Place Health and Safety Are You Prepared?

If you’re a small business, Health and Safety will more often than not be the last thing on your mind but there will come a time when if you aren’t prepared, you may face a scramble to ensure you comply with Health and Safety law.Adherence to basic Health and Safety laws is vital for any...

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First Aid - Would you know what to do in an Emergency?

Emergency situations where you might need to give someone Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) may not be something you'll ever need to do, but what happens if that situation does arise? Are you prepared?Being able to do CPR can in some cases mean the difference between life or death for someone suf...

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Health and Safety Training - Can You Afford to Ignore it?

Ignoring health and safety can cost your business serious money - so it really is worth making a small investment in training.Every day businesses discover to their own cost that ignoring health and safety and putting off training your staff for another day is a false economy. Simply type 'healt...

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