Health & Safety Webinar – Machinery in the Workplace

Machinery can pose an inherent risk to your staff. Proper management of your equipment is essential, to ensure you avoid injuries and incidents in the workplace. This includes ensuring you have the best risk management in place, proper health & safety procedures, and up to date and appropriate documentation. Our next Health & Safety webinar […]

iosh managing safely course

IOSH Managing Safely®, the market-leading health and safety course for line managers, is tried, tested and trusted. Designed to provide all managers with the confidence and enthusiasm to apply knowledge to the workplace, this course is unlike any other. Whether you’re looking for face-to-face or e-learning, we can provide the flexibility you need with our […]

Stress In The Workplace Webinar

Stress is a key factor in managing your employees wellbeing. By not being able to identify the signs of stress, you could be reducing business productivity and more importantly, putting your team at risk of burn out or worse. This webinar will explore a range of topics of how you can manage stress at work […]

Company Fined After a Delivery Driver Fell From a Vehicle

A delivery driver fell and suffered a traumatic brain injury while working at a company’s site. The company has since been prosecuted and fined £380,000 plus costs. Information On the 28th July 2022, the driver was delivering fuel to the company’s timber processing site for use in a temporary diesel generator, when he fell from a […]

Driving at Work: Fleet Risk Management

Driving for work is completed by most businesses, to varying degrees. It can be defined as operating any vehicle, whether company owned, or a private vehicle where the employee claims mileage, (commonly referred to as Grey Fleet), motorcycle, or bike as part of a work activity.  Driving is likely to be the most dangerous activity […]

HSE Ramp Up Inspections on Metal Working

The HSE has just announced that they are undertaking Metalworking inspections, starting in October 2023. From October through to March 2024, HSE will be inspecting manufacturing businesses that use metalworking fluids or coolants in machining processes. There HM Inspectors will focus on how employers are ensuring their workers are protected from exposure to metal working fluids or […]

Fire Door Safety Week

We’re recognising Fire Door Safety Week – 25th – 29th September 2023 – as an opportune time to highlight the critical role fire doors play in the preservation of life and building fire safety. Unfortunately, as Sentient Consultants visit and walk around premises undertaking Health and Safety Audits and Fire Risk Assessments, we are finding […]

The Evolving Virus & Its Impact

Since the start of the Covid 19 pandemic in 2019, the virus has continued to mutate and there is growing concern, amongst scientists, regarding the latest strain of the virus commonly known as ‘Eris’. Latest data from the UK Health Security Agency, shows around 11 people per 100k of the population tested positive for this […]

HSE – Work-related Fatality Figures Published

The reason our team of Health & Safety Consultants repeat the importance of carrying out risk assessments and implementing safe systems of work, is to minimise the risk of a fatality or serious injury occurring within your workplace.  The Health & Safety Executive have published figures in relation to the number of work-related fatalities within […]