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Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips Driving in the winter is very different than in other times of the year. Adverse weather and longer periods of darkness (especially after the clocks go back at the end of October) makes driving more hazardous. Sometimes conditions can be extreme, as we have found out over recent winters, with prolonged periods […]

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SHP Safety Talks – Lone Working

The SHP Safety Talks are a series of small thought pieces designed to get you thinking, whilst perhaps sipping your morning coffee. The SHP team have invited key individuals from the safety world to deliver these mini-lectures, and you can expect only the most insightful challenging and engaging threads.   The five videos presented here […]

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Summer 2016 edition of “SafetyNet” Published

We have now published the Summer 2016 edition of “SafetyNet”, our Woodward Alumni Newsletter. The newsletter can be downloaded here or by copying the following link into your web-browser: http://woodward-group.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/10.2-Alumni-Newsletter-Summer-2016.pdf We hope it will be of interest to you.

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Family Holidays before Health and Safety

Children weren’t always wrapped tightly in cotton wool. They were once free to run, jump, climb trees and even battle Komodo dragons. 1932: A little boy plays St George with a Komodo dragon at London Zoo c. 1926: Four-year-old Bernardine Blackburn with her father in Los Angeles   1944: A child plays on the beach […]

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Bee Safe This Summer !

Keep Children Away from Building Sites  A security company based in Barnsley, a town which last year saw the tragic death of a child on a local construction site, has put together some materials aimed at primary school age children, designed to encourage them to steer clear of construction sites. The material was not developed […]

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Do you want to work for Royalty?

Buckingham Palace advertises for new health and safety advisor. On the day that the nation celebrates the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace are offering £25,000-a-year for someone to join her Health and Safety Team as an advisor. Household / Department – Master of the Household’s Office Section / Branch – Health & […]

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Spring 2016 edition of “SafetyNet” Published

We have now published the Spring 2016 edition of “SafetyNet”, our Woodward Alumni Newsletter. The newsletter can be downloaded here or by copying the following link into your web-browser: http://woodward-group.co visit here.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/10.1-Alumni-Newsletter-Spring-2016.pdf We hope it will be of interest to you.

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Death by bear-baiting! Health and Safety in Tudor England

Death by bear-baiting! Health and safety in Tudor England… not gone quite so mad Having a job in the 16th century was a dangerous business, with nearly half of accidental deaths happening at work. A new study has documented the various gory ways in which workers met their end whilst driving carts, felling trees or […]

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Career Development: Understanding NEBOSH Qualifications

When you use Google services, you trust us with your information. This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. This is important; we hope you will take time to read it carefully. And remember, you can find controls to manage […]

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IOSH Managing Safely Refresher Course

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The New Sentencing Guidelines – Now In Force

Following the Sentencing Council’s publication of the definitive sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety offences on 3 November last year, the guidelines are now in force (1 February) and apply to any case sentenced in courts in England and Wales on or after today’s date. Described as the most […]

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The Twelve Myths of Christmas

Christmas is a special time of year. Even so, it doesn’t stop health and safety being – wrongly – cited as a reason for preventing pretty harmless activities from going ahead. Not only does this needlessly ruin the festive spirit but it also trivialises the true purpose of health and safety: protecting people from real […]

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Winter 2015 edition of “SafetyNet” Published

We have now published the Winter 2015 edition of “SafetyNet”, our Woodward Alumni Newsletter. I’m pleased to be able to tell you that our Alumni Updating Seminar will be held on Wednesday 25 November 2015. You can find out more about it on page 2 of the newsletter. The newsletter can be downloaded here or […]

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UK Radon Awareness Week 2015 [7th – 13th November 2015]

UK Radon Awareness Week 2015 UK Radon Awareness week is an initiative being run by UK Radon Association in collaboration with Public Health England and BRE Academy. The campaign aims to raise awareness of radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer, amongst a wide range of people in the UK. From the general public […]

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HSE Health and Safety Statistics 2014/15

More than a million people are being made ill by their work, costing society £14.3 billion, according to HSE figures released on 27th October, 2015 . Despite Britain remaining one of the safest places to work in Europe, injury and ill-health statistics released by the Health and Safety Executive show that an estimated 27.3 million […]

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Legal Update: Smoking in Vehicles and Safety Helmets

  Two changes in Health and Safety Legislation apply from the beginning of this month: Smoking in Vehicles: it may be worth reminding your employees that it is now prohibited to smoke in a private vehicle in England where a child (someone under the age of 18) is present. See the Smoke-free (Private Vehicles) Regulations 2015. Safety […]

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European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2015 [ 19 – 25 October ]

European Week for Safety and Health at Work Held each year in October (calendar week 43), the European Week for Safety and Health at Work is a key focus of every Healthy Workplaces Campaign. With hundreds of awareness-raising events taking place across Europe and beyond, it is the ideal time to get involved in the […]

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Gate Safety Week 2015 [12 – 18 Oct]

What is Gate Safety Week? Gate Safety Week has been set up by the <a title="Door & Hardware Federation" href="http://www ways to lose weight quickly.dhfonline.org.uk/” target=”_blank”>Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) Powered Gate Group to create awareness around the installation and maintenance of powered gates drawing attention to specific issues such as poor installation and maintenance. The […]

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Drive Safely Work Week 2015 [5 – 9 October 2015]

Drive Safely Work Week 2015 The “#PlanAhead—Your Key to Driving Safely,” campaign underscores why advance preparation is important. Whether checking the fuel gauge the night before, thinking through your route, arranging for a designated driver or planning practice sessions with a teen driver, planning ahead is a key element of safe driving. Drive Safely Work […]

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Back Care Awareness Week 2015 [5th-11th October]

Prevention begins at school Back Care Awareness Week: 5th-11th October 2015 BackCare aims to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and advice to all people and organisations affected by back pain.  They fund scientific research into the causes, prevention and management of back pain. Back pain is a major health issue […]

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I’m Self-Employed – Do I have H&S duties?

  From 1 October 2015, if you are self-employed and your work activity poses no potential risk to the health and safety of other workers or members of the public, then health and safety law will not apply to you. HSE estimate that health and safety law will no longer apply to 1.7 million self-employed […]

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National Work Life Week 2015 [21- 25 September 2015]

National Work Life Week 2015 Monday 21st – Friday 25th September National Work Life Week aims to highlight the benefits of facilitating the well-being and work-life balance of your employees, so that they are engaged, motivated and productive at work. Employers can use the week to engage with their employees through a range of activities […]

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Gas Safety Week 2015 [14-20 September 2015]

Gas Safety Week 2015 [14-20 September 2015] Gas Safety Week is a national safety campaign to raise awareness of gas safety in the UK’s 23 million gas fuelled homes. It is co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register with support from the gas industry including retailers, manufacturers, consumer bodies and the public. Twenty three million households in United […]

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Fire Door Safety Week [14-20 September 2015]

Fire Door Safety Week [14-20 September 2015] A door’s a door’s a door, right? No, a fire door is an engineered safety device. Fire doors are a crucial part of the passive fire protection of every commercial, public and multiple occupancy building.  They save lives and property. There are about 3 million new fire doors […]

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Summer Edition of SafetyNet Published

Woodward have now published the Summer 2015 edition of “SafetyNet”, our regular Woodward Alumni Newsletter. To celebrate the publication of our 30th Edition, we have included a Special Offer for members of our Woodward Alumni Network on page 2. The newsletter can be downloaded using the link below: http://woodward-group.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Alumni-Newsletter-Summer-2015.pdf We hope it will be of […]

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HSE Business Case Studies

HSE Business Case Studies This link is to the latest suite of business case studies from the HSE, where businesses tell their stories of how they manage health and safety effectively and proportionately and how the on-line HSE guidance helps them to do this. http://www.hse.gov.uk/business/case-studies.htm

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Management of Health and Safety in the Workplace

All new HSE data on the management of health and safety in UK workplaces is now available here: http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/oshman.htm

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Its National Child Safety Week 2015

(1 June to 7 June 2015) This is the week when children are placed firmly centre stage. When an incredible range of professions and organisations, as well as families, carers and the media all do their bit to keep children safe from the pain of serious accidents. Run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust, it’s […]

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It’s Noise Action Week 2015

(18 – 23 May 2015) ! We all cheap jerseys know that noise can be the a serious cheap nba jerseys Health and Safety hazard, both in the workplace and away from it. Every year Noise Action Week Single raises awareness of 2015 the problems too at much noise Sex causes Mental in our communities. […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2015 (MHAW)

Every year, for between 11-17 May, cheap nba jerseys The Mental Health Foundation help to cheap nfl jerseys raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues. Since the cheap jerseys first Mental Health Awareness Week back in 2000 they have helped generate public debates around Rd how anxiety, sleep deprivation and exercise can impact Jestem. […]

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2015 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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Blue Monday: Mental health in the workplace

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