Mental Health in Hospitality

According to mental health charity Mind, approximately one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Mind also says that while the overall number of people with mental health problems has not changed significantly in recent years, it appears that how people cope with them is getting worse, as [...]

By | 2019-08-04T16:54:35+00:00 August 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Are You First Aid Ready?

In the event of injury or sudden illness, failure to provide first aid could result in a casualty’s death. The employer has a legal obligation to ensure that an employee who is injured or taken ill at work receives immediate attention. HSE will prosecute in cases where there is a significant risk, a disregard for [...]

By | 2019-03-27T22:22:43+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Button Batteries are Deadly to Children

Festive tea lights, singing Santa’s and of course some toys that will be gifts this Christmas are powered by lithium button batteries, many of them easily accessible to curious little fingers. Keep potentially dangerous products out of reach of babies, toddlers and small children, and be equally careful about where you store spare and used [...]

By | 2018-12-12T20:36:43+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Primary Authority

What is Primary Authority? Expert and tailored advice on regulatory compliance, with a single point of contact. Primary Authority Partnerships are either direct with individual businesses or co-ordinated with a Trade Association (or another similar group). It is a means for businesses to receive expert and tailored advice on meeting Environmental Health, Trading Standards or [...]

By | 2018-12-07T08:35:11+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Working Outdoor in the Hot weather

When working outdoors the effects of the weather can potentially have a serious impact on an employee's health if the risks have not been considered or properly managed. This may be immediate or occur over a long time. When working outdoors the weather can influence an individual's effectiveness and this is not readily managed using [...]

By | 2018-07-29T17:44:16+00:00 July 29th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Do You Have The Right First Aid Kit For Your Workplace, Is Now The Time To Update?

If you haven’t already, it is time to think about updating your current workplace first aid kit to a British Standard First Aid Kit. The contents of the British Standard Compliant first aid kits have been developed to take into account more modern and functional products. These include a wider range of common risks and [...]

By | 2018-04-03T19:51:46+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Potatoes, Storing Food Safely

Uncooked potatoes are best kept somewhere cool and dry, but don't keep them in the fridge. Putting potatoes in the fridge can increase the amount of sugar they contain, and lead to higher levels of a chemical called acrylamide when the potatoes are baked, fried or roasted at high temperatures. What is acrylamide? Acrylamide is [...]

By | 2018-02-16T17:14:54+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments