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Administration Vacancy - We’re recruiting! If you know of someone working towards their Level 2 Business Administration qualification, give them a nudge in our direction as we are looking for a full-time Administration Apprentice to join our fast growing business in...

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In the Courts: April 2018

Health & Safety In the Courts: April 2018 Driver killed by runaway truck after Viridor failed to risk assess parking on slope. Read the full story here Bath’s Royal United Hospital fined £300k for Legionnaires’ fatality. Read the full story here An asbestos removal...

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Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessments

Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessments Explained by Acorn Health & Safety The use of Display Screen Equipment (DSE) such as computers, laptops, smartphones and tablet PCs is one of the most common work activities in the UK today. Although it does not carry as high...

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Tip of the Month: Risk Assessments

Risk Assessments Tips Provided By Acorn Health & Safety 'Risk assessment' can be described as being a careful examination of anything in the workplace that could cause harm or ill health to employees or others as a result of the work tasks being undertaken. Failing to...

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Industry Spotlight: Construction

Industry Spotlight: Construction by Acorn Health & Safety The Construction Sector is this month’s consultancy focus where we look at Construction health risks. There have been big improvements over recent years in reducing the number and rate of injuries to...

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Training Focus: Emergency First Aid at Work

Training Focus: Emergency First Aid at Work by Acorn Heath & Safety The Health and Safety Executive reported in their publication ‘Health and safety at work (Summary of statistics for Great Britain 2017)’ that 137 employees and 92 members of the public were killed as...

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Training Focus: Evacuation Chair

Training Focus: Evacuation Chair by Acorn Health & Safety Since the implementation of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order in 2006, any person who has control of premises must take reasonable steps to ensure that anyone on the premises at the time of a fire can...

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