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Open up to confined space training

By Steve Wallace We’ve talked endlessly on these pages about the need to return people home safely at the end of their working day as well as the responsibility of delivering them at retirement age healthy enough to enjoy it. Well, here’s some news – these are subjects will continue...

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No place for safety washing – ‘work right’ all the time

From October 3rd , construction sites are being targeted as part of a health inspection initiative under the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) Work Right campaign. It’s about raising awareness of the health issues that can result from moving and handling materials. It aims to help smaller businesses and workers...

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Diverse, exciting and important – a day in the life of a H&S operative

Every day is different working in Health and Safety and very often there will be a daily challenge to face and surmount. Sounds tough? It isn’t, because each challenge we are presented with should lead us to say: “I’ve made a difference there, I’ve added value. I’m improved somebody’s lot.”...

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Tackling the mental health challenge before its too late

A couple of years ago, we were looking for charities to support and I wanted a less prominent organisation and so I asked my team for their input and we alighted upon CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably). Visit their website and you will see that it’s an organisation that is...

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Workplace wellbeing: it’s all about the people

The increased focus on having good mental health these days can only be positive and that includes creating a healthy workplace. In the past if anyone displayed unusual behaviour we used to conclude that they were just not able to cope or their head’s gone. As a consequence people suffered...

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A healthy respect for people’s well-being at work

By Steve Wallace I’ve said it before and I will say it again – we are good at ‘safety’ in this country. Better than most, in fact. The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) most recent report of December 2021 makes interesting reading, even if some of the ‘Eurostats’ are a...

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Just relax and breathe

By Steve Wallace. Over the last two years we have all become familiar with the face mask. At times face mask wearing has even been mandatory, mainly in public areas and even though this requirement has now passed as Covid has begun to abate and affect our day-to-day lives less,...

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Are you aware that today, 6th April 2022, the rules for PPE regarding limb workers has changed?

What is a limb worker? In the UK, section 230(3) of the Employment Rights Act 1996’s definition of a worker has 2 limbs: Limb (a) describes those with a contract of employment. This group are employees under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and are already in...

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Training with ‘Safety Steve’: I stand, they deliver

Arguably the favourite part of my job is when I stand in front of classroom full of people at the start of a training day who are questioning why on earth they are there. Sometimes their skepticism is palpable and it brings to mind a quote I once read: “I...

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We Need A New Team Member (H&S Advisor)

We are looking for a Health & Safety advisor to join the courtley team. THE ROLE A new vacancy for a Health and Safety Professional to join Courtley Health & Safety‘s fantastic team within our Liverpool office. The role will comprise of providing practical and administrative support to our members....

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Updated Highway Code 2022

Rules for all types of road users will be updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling, and riding horses. The changes will be made to The Highway Code from Saturday 29 January 2022. Here are 8 of the changes that you need to know...

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Health and Safety is not About the Role, but About the Goal

By Steve Wallace. I used to work in construction. I enjoyed it, I was good at it, and it helped me find what I’ve come to realise has been my true calling, although I didn’t know I would feel that way at the time. I’m not trying to be funny...

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Good Health and Safety is Good Business

Courtley Health and Safety has the same vision and drive as we had when we were established 26 years ago, namely, to add value to companies and to improve their operating procedures and communications. Our mantra from the start has been ‘Good Health and Safety is Good Business’. Looking after...

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Health and Safety Professional Wanted

Competitive salary, Full Time. 5 Platinum Court Alchemy Way Knowsley Liverpool Merseyside L33 7XN The Role A new vacancy for a Health and Safety Professional to join Courtley Health & Safety's fantastic team within our Liverpool office. The role will comprise of providing practical and administrative support to our members. The...

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