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Health and Safety Advice

Health and Safety Advice

ue to the rise in health & safety prosecutions in recent years, businesses have had to become more aware of the practices and procedures in working activities.

Burns and Corrosive Liquids

The COSHH Regulations (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) require employers to ensure the safe storage and use of hazardous liquids and The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations place obligations on employers to ensure that employees are provided with appropriate safety equipment such as boots, gloves, helmets, goggles and reflective jackets.

Accidents involving machinery

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations place an obligation upon all employers to ensure that equipment in the workplace is safe and does not give rise to risks to health and safety.  

For example any piece of machinery which has moving parts has to be adequately guarded to ensure that employees cannot place their hands and fingers into a mechanism likely to cause a serious injury.

Slips Trips and Falls

Slips Trips and Falls

Slips, Trips and Falls are the most common of all accidents

We at Veitch Penny LLP deal with these type of claims on a frequent basis.  We understand your situation and are able to direct enquiries that will quickly reveal whether you have a claim worth pursuing, or not.

Fork Lift Trucks

The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations impose duties upon employers to ensure that walk ways and access areas within a place of work are reasonably safe such that there have to be very careful regulations to ensure, for example, that fork lift truck drivers do not cause serious injury to other employees working in the same environment.

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