Howlett Health & Safety Services Blog

May 30, 2017
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Slips, Trips, and Falls, How Can they be Prevented in the Workplace?

Despite being seen as a relatively low-risk issue, slips trips and falls in the workplace can be a significant hazard  Although most slips trips and falls […]
May 8, 2017
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The Basics of Fire Extinguishers at Work

Learn how to use extinguishers properly to remove fire hazards in the workplace Fire extinguishers are one of the most important and effective pieces of fire […]
February 23, 2017
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Emergency First Aid at Work vs. First Aid at Work, What Training Does My Workplace Need?

Emergency first aid at work vs First aid at work – Not sure what your responsibilities are when it comes to having trained first aid employees […]
September 22, 2016
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5 Business Benefits of Good Health and Safety in the Workplace

Last Updated 22 March 2019 Maintaining good health and safety is essential for any business, and doing so can provide numerous benefits. For businesses, health and […]
September 5, 2016
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Food Borne Illnesses Seen in Chipotle, Scottish Slimmers, and Salisbury. Why?

Food borne illnesses caused by an  outbreak of E.Coli can and does happen from time to time.  Adopting good food safety and hygiene practices in the […]
August 22, 2016
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A Guide to Fire Risk Assessment in the Workplace

To maintain efficient fire safety in the workplace, you’ll need to start by carrying out a thorough fire risk assessment. Whether your company deals with machinery […]
August 21, 2016
Health Hazard Asbestos Material Training

Asbestos Containing Material: Accountable for 300 Deaths Per Day

Asbestos deaths. The figures are simply staggering. The World Health Organisation estimates that 300 people worldwide succumb to a preventable disease attributed to a known carcinogen. It […]
August 15, 2016
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Making Sure Your Employees Have the Correct Health and Safety Training

As an employer health and safety should always be a top priority, and a vital part of doing so is making sure that every employee has […]
August 5, 2016
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Life, Premises, and Pounds: The True Cost of Fire Safety Non-Compliance

Fire safety is everyone’s concern. Fire is not a force to mess with. Until you have seen a large fire in full force, you simply don’t […]
July 18, 2016
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HSE Legionella: Not Just Hysteria, and Not Just in New York & the US

Flint. The Bronx. Chicago. You will have heard the recent headlines. The serious outbreaks of the deadly Legionella bacteria have resulted in multiple deaths around the […]

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