Transport and Vehicles in the Workplace – Health and Safety Risks

Vehicles are used in many different industries, from buses to cars to forklifts to tractors. They are used to carry goods and equipment to different locations, move workers and to transport the public. From the smallest taxi cab to the forklift to the large industrial crane to the delivery lorry, workplace vehicles all have their own specific… Read more »

What are the Biggest Workplace Dangers for Construction Workers?

The construction industry is one of the biggest industries in Britain – and one of the most dangerous. In the last 25 years, approximately 2,800 people have lost their lives due to construction accidents. Many others have been injured or have fallen ill. Every year, this industry makes the top of the work fatalities list, accounting for more… Read more »

Safety for the Construction Industry and the HSE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the authority in the United Kingdom for health and safety standards. They are the national independent watchdog and a regulator which acts in the interest of the public. When it comes to health and safety in the construction industry the HSE help reduce deaths and serious injury and… Read more »

What Will I Learn on an SMSTS Training Course?

Taking an SMSTS training course is a very important first step toward learning how to meet the needs for health and safety on the job site. This is a program that is designed for site managers, project managers and supervisors as well as small to medium business owners. If you aspire to any of these… Read more »

Importance of the SMSTS Certificate When Working on Steel Buildings

These days building with steel is very popular, as this material is very strong and perfect for supporting large structures. Metal workers who put together steel buildings will spend their time installing and placing steel and iron columns, as well as constructing girders and other supportive structures. However, there are certain risks and health and… Read more »