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Be CO Safe - Carbon Monoxide Awareness 'The Silent Killer'

Toxic to humans, carbon monoxide (or CO) is an extremely poisonous gas caused by unsafe gas appliances. Dubbed the ‘Silent Killer’ as it’s colourless, tasteless and odourless, it has claimed the lives of many thousands of people. In fact, it is estimated that around 50 people die each year from …

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A guide to defibrillators in the workplace

A cardiac arrest happens when a person's heart stops pumping blood around their body, their breathing stops and oxygen is no longer circulating. There are approximately 60,000 out-of-hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrests, or SCAs, each year in the UK, and they can affect anyone regardless of age, gend…

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Background to HACCP

The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) food safety management system was first developed in the late 1960s on behalf of NASA in an attempt to assure the safety of foods used by astronauts involved in the Apollo lunar programmes.

Over the last five decades HACCP has been further de…

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Chemical Safety PPE Top to Toe

Video: Health and Safety Culture

Asbestos: The Facts

Video: Health and Safety News Update

#TestItTuesday

Health and safety in the pharmacy


 

The key principles of COSHH

2019/20 health and safety statistics


 

Stay safe when working from home

Working from home was becoming increasingly common, even before the Covid-19 outbreak. With improvements in technology, it has become easier for many office-based workers to work from home for more of their working week. The attractions are easy to see: the lack of a commute; working in a relaxe…

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