Monthly Archives: February 2018

Fire safety for Small Businesses

Regardless of the size of your business, fire safety is vital. breaches of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 states that employees must make premises safe for anyone entering them.  While courts hold sentencing powers, breaches of Health & Safety, limitless fines can be imposed.

So how do small businesses comply?

It is advisable […]

Competent Person

So what is a competent person? It seems that all places of work need to have a competent person, so when it comes to PAT Testing and health & safety in general, how do you know if you are competent or not?

The Health and Safety Executive do give some guidance, which can be found […]

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Appliance Recalls

Last year faulty electrical goods were responsible for more than 4,500 fires in the UK alone.  Many of these could have been avoided by checking the safety of the appliances within your home.

516 recall notices were submitted last year but of those products only 10 to 20 percent of the recalled appliances were returned. […]