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Managing Contractor Safety

The use of contractors is commonplace in many industries to carry out specialised work or help manage fluctuating workloads. It is the occupiers / employers responsibility to ensure that workers on their premises are aware of the site specific risks. However, with...

Effectively Manage Contractor Safety

The use of contractors is commonplace in many industries to carry out specialised work or help manage fluctuating workloads. However, with contractors comes risks - if contractor safety is not managed properly, it can lead to incidents, injuries and even fatalities....

Compressed Air and Metalworking Fluids Guide

The last month of the year provides a good opportunity for UK manufacturers to review health, safety, and environmental (HSE) performance and set the stage for improvement in 2024. Two areas offering relatively straightforward...
Company fined £70k after machine scalping

Company fined £70k after machine scalping

This news article featured in issue no.19 in CHSP’s December - January 2023 newsletter  In this article you will learn of a serious accident that was caused by the unsafe use of a timber stress grading  machine.   What took place On the 25th October 2018, an...

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What are Dangerous Goods?

What are Dangerous Goods?

This news article featured in issue no.16 in CHSP’s July - August 2022 newsletter    Dangerous Goods In this article you will learn what Dangerous Goods are and how they are identifiable. Dangerous Goods are aka hazardous goods, hazardous freight, hazardous...

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Scaffolder worker fined for unsafe practices

Scaffolder worker fined for unsafe practices

This news article featured in Issue no. 16 of CHSP’s July - August 2022 newsletter. Introduction It is often the case in health and safety-related news, to read about the Employer or Organisation being reprimanded by the Courts, for Health and Safety breaches. With...

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Nail Gun Safety and Risk Assessment Guide

Nail Gun Safety and Risk Assessment Guide

This news article featured in issue no.15 in CHSP’s June - July 2022 newsletter  This article is inspired by a recent accident at one of CHSP client sites. These tools are very handy yet very dangerous tools that are used for a multitude of tasks including...

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