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Preparing to Return to Work After Lockdown

  With recent news and the Government’s roadmap to the easing of lockdown and the potential end of lockdown across the country, there are some organisations that will have been carrying out remote working for close to a year. With speculation as to what the ‘new...

In the Courts: May 2018

Health & Safety In the Courts: May 2018 Timber frame fire risk leads to £170,000 in fines for contractor and architect. Read the full story here Sawmill pays £400,000 after worker’s leg amputated on feed machine. Read the full story here Car parts supplier in...

In the News: NHS Cover Up Campaign

NHS Cover Up Campaign and Employers Responsibilities Explained by Acorn Health & Safety It’s never too early (or too late!) to reduce your risk of skin cancer. That’s the message from health experts this summer. With hopefully more of the good weather to come, it...

Tip of the Month: Heat Exhaustion and Heat (Sun) Stroke

  Heat Exhaustion and Heat (Sun) Stroke Advice  With the recent warm weather we have been having, with hopefully more to come, perhaps it is time to look at the problems that can occur when out in the heat, whether for pleasure or work-based activities.  ...

Industry Spotlight: Working at Height

Industry Spotlight: Working at Height By Acorn Health & Safety Current accident statistics show falls from a height as a significant cause of injuries to workers in the construction industry, however, working at heights is one of the greatest risks taken within...

Trainers Spotlight: Administration of Medication – Education

In recent years’ the number of children attending education settings with a variety of medication needs has increased.  Acorn understands that medication training needs to take into consideration not only the needs of the child but also those of the staff team and...