Introduction You need to visit a place of work; this could be your own workplace or that of a friend or a relative. When you are at the site you must carry out the following tasks; Speak to workers/managers Review documents Look up relevant … [Read more...] about How to Complete Your NG2/IG2 Practical Assessment and Pass First Time
Global Asbestos Awareness week, (1st – 7th April), was established to raise awareness surrounding the illnesses and consequential deaths that asbestos causes. Although it has been banned in the U.K. since 1999, there are over 1.5 million buildings in the UK that may contain … [Read more...] about Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2019
Over the last year we have seen numerous devastating fires across the Middle East regions. From December’s hospital fire in Saudi Arabia and the July hotel fire in Dubai, to the re-occurring fires in ‘labour camps’, with the latest one being reported as recently as September, in … [Read more...] about Poor Fire Safety is Having a Devastating Impact Across the Middle East
We wait for them during the entire winter and most of spring, but finally they have arrived, those nice, warm sunny days. They get us thinking about holidays and sunbathing; they boost our morale and make us feel happier. This is the time of the year where we start to envy those … [Read more...] about The Sun Has Arrived and It Is Great For Us, Isn’t It?
Controls, Costs and Counting Beans In a previous contribution on risk assessment I discussed the concept of ‘systematic’ and how it is a good idea to take everything into account, even though it may not be of great risk. The good thing about doing it that way, of course, is that … [Read more...] about Risk Assessment – The Safe Person or Safe Place Dilemma