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As an employer, you have a legal obligation to protect the health and wellbeing of your employees. A
Tragically, over the last year, falls from a height accounted for 25% of all fatal injuries. Slips a
If you work with hazardous substances, or in extreme temperatures, you’ve probably heard the term PP
Outsourcing is a big decision, so it's important you consider all factors before committing to any a
Around 2 million people in the UK have a food allergy.
As an employer, there are a number of ways y
Whether your staff is in an office or on a construction site, every workplace has its hazards.
The work kettle burnt your hand. The air conditioning is broken. Your desk chair sometimes lowers wi
All equipment is subject to ageing. If not managed appropriately, this can lead to equipment/plant f
On average 1000 injuries occur to people’s eyes every day.
The best way to prevent them is with
If you’re reading this, and you’re an employer, you—yes you—are responsible for the fire safety
Safety audits and inspections are vital to the wellbeing of your workforce.
The HSE states large pu
Slips, trips and falls remain the highest cause of workplace injuries reported to the HSE—31% of the
Manual handling is responsible for over a third of all workplace injuries. Yet it’s common in many b
Sedentary lifestyles are commonplace among office workers, but to make matters worse, a large portio
Our working lives are extending and our retirement ages are rising. This ageing workforce is a valua
You’ve discovered asbestos in your building. You’re unsure what to do, who to call, where to go. As
No matter the industry, size, or nature of your organisation, health & safety plays a vital role
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 affect you no matter what your role in the
10 June 2019 marks the start of Diabetes Week in the UK. This article looks at the condition and how
You have a duty of care to your employees, which means you’re required to take all necessary precaut
A food that is safe for most people to eat may be hazardous to others because of a food allergy.
The holy month is a time of prayer, fasting and family gatherings. With a Muslim community of some 3
The only way to protect your business from an HSE inspection is to make sure you comply with HSE law
A safety alert from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has been published that has focused on P
To complete your own fire risk assessment you need to be deemed competent to be able to produce a su
A safety alert from the Health and Safety Executive has recently been published that has focused on
Slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work. On average, they cause 40 per cent of a
Until 2008, it was both difficult and rare to convict a corporation for a criminal offence.
The following incidents took place at the sites of major businesses in the UK between January and Ma
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992 defines manual handling as ‘any transporting
Conducting a risk assessment in the workplace is vital for ensuring the safety of your employees and
You may believe all accidents are avoidable. Or perhaps they’re inevitable.
If you run a business,
Epilepsy is a common condition that affects the brain and causes frequent seizures.
You’re responsible for ensuring the health & safety of your employees under Section 2 of HASAWA
When setting up a business, or managing a small one, it can be easy to overlook the health & saf
Q: We have a number of employees who work on a shift pattern. I wish to ensure that we are doing all
According to one study, as many as 90% of people who work at computer screens in the UK have symptom
At the end of September 2018, there were 38.4 million vehicles licensed for use on the roads in Grea
Having a competently-written, clear and concise safety management system (SMS) can mean the differen
Severe weather has affected much of the UK with many areas completely cut off by snow and ice. In li
The news at the start of this year has been dominated by Brexit and its potential impact on the UK.
It is important to remember that one individual’s common sense, is another’s foolishness.
In Great Britain last year almost two thirds of workplace accidents (62%) were caused by only three
As we enter into the winter season, it is important to prepare for the worst. The nights are getting
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) describes homeworking as, “A type of flexi
The HSE recently released their annual injury and ill health report for Great Britain (2017/2018). T
Employers need to make sure weather-related absences are genuine
London, January 18, 2013 – Employe
Following the Great British Heat Wave, many employees (and employers) across the country are asking
Employers often wish to distance themselves from the responsibility for health & safety.
This white paper explains what, when, why, and how to report accidents and incidents.
Health & Safety Expert, Stephen Thomas, examines impacts on Health & Safety during and post-Brexit.
For employees trying to stay fit, cycling to work can be an excellent way of keeping in shape. Unfor
Croner’s Health & Safety Consultants visit a wide range of businesses every week, and these can
The British workplace has never been safer, with the number of accidents and deaths going down year
Last month we covered the launching of the new international standard for health & safety called
Croner’s Health and Safety Helpline has seen a surge in cold weather queries. Here, Helpline Team Le
A new international standard for occupational safety and health & safety is set to be published
A recent report found that over 72% of employees currently work one day at home, with 56% working fr
Depending on where you live, you and your employees are more likely to suffer with ill health. Much
The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has kicked off 2018 with two new campaigns. Both campaigns a
Health and safety law can be a challenge to navigate.
Employers must get their policies and procedu
For many employers the law can seem a bit unclear as to the length and frequency of smoking breaks t
Getting Health & Safety compliance right is a necessity for all businesses.
This is not just be
A new survey has found that employees see the digitisation of health & safety as essential to ac
In light of the recent horrendous tragedy at Grenfell Tower in London, the safety of our premises, i
Over the next few weeks, Croner’s Software Development team will be updating the Accident Reporting
A new, insightful series of infographics have been published by the European Agency for Safety and H
A new strategy is calling on employers to boost the number of older workers and ensure they are not
A new investigation by the consumer group Which? has revealed that one in every five eateries in the
Please see below a list of all upcoming Health and Safety Open Training Courses provided by Croner.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that it is to consult on proposals to make its c
The Director of a construction company has been jailed for eight months after failing to ensure the
Severe weather has affected much of the UK with many areas completely cut off by snow and ice. In th
Croner Health and Safety Expert, Stephen Thomas, is urging organisations to consider their Health an
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published a new research report on the performance of ten
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has issued an update on the progress of a n
Maintenance is a frequently overlooked area of health and safety particularly when risk assessments
Police and council officials have issued a warning to businesses to be on their guard for impostors
Inadequate instruction and training provision is one of the common contributing factors in many work
Under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 19
Network Rail has been fined £130K after a worker was injured because the supplied work diagram was i
Mohammed Zaman, a Restaurant owner, was recently given a six-year prison term for Manslaughter after
The Sentencing Council has published new guidelines for sentencing of health and
Leaked Health and Safety Executive letter reveals budget cut impact.
London, 22 March 2011 – Desp
Good health and safety management more important than ever.
London, 17 February 2011 – The prosec
As an organisation that provides health and safety software, information and services to business, C