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Oil & Gas UK To Focus On Health And Safety

Oil & Gas UK To Focus On Health And Safety

The health and safety of those working in the offshore energy industry is a priority for industry body Oil & Gas UK. Writing for Energy Voice recently, health and safety manager at the organisation Trevor Stapleton stressed that improvements in health and safety...
30 Per Cent Of UK Adults Not Confident In CPR Abilities

30 Per Cent Of UK Adults Not Confident In CPR Abilities

Almost one-third of adults in the UK do not feel confident enough to administer CPR if they saw someone suffer a cardiac arrest. New research from the British Heart Foundation revealed that this is putting lives at risk, because not enough people know how to perform...
First Aid Training For Terror Attacks Launched

First Aid Training For Terror Attacks Launched

The British public will be able to access first aid training specifically designed to teach them how to deal with the aftermath of a terror attack. According to the Independent, the police are launching a nationwide scheme to help teach people how to deal with the...
Where’s The Riskiest Place In The UK To Start A Business?

Where’s The Riskiest Place In The UK To Start A Business?

When you’re thinking about health and safety risks you’re probably focusing more on the industry you’re in and the type of work you’re carrying out. But analysis of data from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Office for National Statistics (ONS) by Moorepay...
Just 50% Confident In First Aid Abilities In Emergencies

Just 50% Confident In First Aid Abilities In Emergencies

We all like to think that if we ever need first aid attention in an emergency, there would be someone on hand or nearby who would be able to help – but it seems that this is relatively unlikely, with new research revealing that just 50 per cent of us would feel...
What Can We Learn From US Confined Space Statistics?`

What Can We Learn From US Confined Space Statistics?`

Confined spaces that require a permit for employees to enter and work in them are the leading cause of multiple workplace fatalities in the US. Occupational Health & Safety Online pointed out that these statistics have not changed much for years. They’ve been...
Grenfell Tower Received Fire Safety Warnings Before Blaze

Grenfell Tower Received Fire Safety Warnings Before Blaze

There were official fire safety warnings issued about Grenfell Tower just a few months before a blaze tore through the building and killed many of its residents. ITV News has revealed the then London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) delivered a fire...