Men are more at risk of being injured at work than women
Sep12

Men are more at risk of being injured at work than women

Almost two-thirds of men are being put in danger at work by poor health and safety procedures, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 employees, which was conducted by award-winning data capture app provider, WorkMobile, found that 61% have not received any information on their company’s health and safety policies, despite the majority of men having more hazardous jobs. Over half (54%) of male respondents work in a hazardous...

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Women’s safety is being disregarded when it comes to PPE, warns TUC
May02

Women’s safety is being disregarded when it comes to PPE, warns TUC

Less than one in three women are given protective clothing and equipment specifically designed for women, according to a report published by the TUC last Friday. So why do employers need to consider men and women differently when it comes to PPE? “PPE cannot protect a worker from hazards if it does not fit. Equipment designed for men may not fit women properly due to differences in body size, height and composition”, says...

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Some Boots Aren’t Made For Workin’: Outdoor workers complain of cold, wet feet, blisters and chillblains
Nov16

Some Boots Aren’t Made For Workin’: Outdoor workers complain of cold, wet feet, blisters and chillblains

Safety footwear is not often something associated with the HR team, however if your staff includes employees who work outdoors, it’s possible that their safety footwear could impact on their motivation, wellbeing and their ability to do their job effectively – and in some cases even lead to foot infections and complications which could create absence from work. Ahead of this winter’s ‘BIG FREEZE’ predication, research...

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