Safeguard Magazine - Summer 2019

Safeguard – Summer 2019

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Safeguard Magazine - Summer 2019Whilst it is widely recognised that it is a legal requirement for businesses to provide health and safety training for employees, training for more senior staff and directors is often overlooked.  This leaves them at risk of prosecution.  Discover in this month’s Big Lesson whether or not you are a Senior Manager Or Director at risk of prosecution.

With summer now upon us, it’s important that health and safety remains at the forefront of workplace considerations particularly with the occupational hazards this time of year can bring.  More workers are undertaking tasks outdoors and working outside in warm temperatures can cause heat illness such as heat stroke, exhaustion and fatigue.   In this issue we answer the most popularly asked questions around protecting your workers from the sun.

And when the sun comes out, so do the barbecues!  They’re a popular way to cater for events or even as an addition to a regular menu in pubs or restaurants, especially those premises that have outdoor space.  However, if not managed correctly barbecues can also be a health and safety nightmare so to prevent this happening to you check out our top tips to hosting a safe barbecue event!

And if, for any reason, an accident does happen at work, then our article on accidents at work will take you through what you need to do step by step, including whether or not the accident is classed as RIDDOR.

And, as always, we introduce you to a member of our team and share some of the amazing achievements of our customers.

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