15 July 2011
We read an interesting article on the TUC web site recently on how unions make a difference to health and safety, what they term as 'the union effect'. They state that 150,000 trade union safety representatives make a difference because trade union involvement: Helps reduce injuries at work Leads to reductions in the levels of ill-health caused by work Encourages greater reporting of injuries and near-misses Makes workers more confident Helps develop a more positive safety culture in the...
[Read on about How Unions Make A Difference To Health & Safety]
5 July 2011
The July 2011 edition of the Ai Solutions Newsletter is now available: July Newsletter.
[Read on about Newsletter - July 2011]
1 July 2011
It would seem that there is more and more illegal PPE making the rounds. An increasing number of products and safety garments, which don't comply with EN Standards and the PPE Regulations, have been purchased by UK businesses. Some of these products don't purport to meet the standards, but are nevertheless purchased in the mistaken belief that they are acceptable. Others are sold as complying with the Regulations when they do not. Please all be aware of this, we must do our best to maintain the...
[Read on about Illegal PPE Warning]