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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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Administration Vacancy – Apply Here!

Vacancy Details We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our fantastic team in an admin role.  The scope incorporates all aspects of administrative processes relating to the business.  You will also be performing day-to-day reception and hosting duties. Start Date: full-time position available immediately. Working Hours: usually 9...

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Working in Hot Environments

Summer time When working outdoors the effects of the weather in the UK environment can potentially have a serious impact on an employee's health if the risks have not been considered or properly managed. This impact may be immediate or it may occur over a long time period. When working...

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Diabetes awareness week and the need for a safety focus

Diabetes is a hidden epidemic and the fastest-growing health threat facing our nation. 4.6 million people have the condition in the UK, with an additional 700 people diagnosed per day (1 every 2 minutes).  Diabetes is an invisible epidemic posing often unrecognised health and safety risks to individuals and companies....

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Legionella Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Employers, the self-employed and people in control of premises, such as landlords, have a duty to protect people by identifying and controlling risks associated with legionella. If your building was closed or has reduced occupancy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, water system stagnation can occur due to lack of use,...

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