Workplace Temperature

The regulatory requirements for workplace temperatures are set by the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, which replaced the requirements under the Factories Act 1961 and the Offices, Shops and Railways Premises Act 1963. Under the regulations it states that the temperature of...

Work Temperature

Health & Safety Info

Everyone who works for you needs to know how to work safely and without risks to health. You must provide clear instructions, information and adequate training for your employees. Don’t forget contractors and self-employed people who may be working for you and make sure everyone has information...

Safety Information

Ladder Fall

The owner of a Blackpool double-glazing firm has appeared in court after one of his employees was seriously injured in a fall from a ladder. The 68-year-old from Bispham fell nearly five metres and landed on a concrete patio after climbing up a ladder to measure a bathroom window on a house in his...

Ladder Fall

Reporting Electrical Accidents

You should report any work-related accident that comes under the requirements of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 1995. In general, an electrical accident is reportable in any of the following circumstances:

Electrical Accidents