How to Make Your Small Business a Safe Place for Employees

Is your business a safe place to work in? Unfortunately, many workplaces are potential death traps and many people’s lives are put at risk. However, some simple steps and precautions can dramatically change this situation and make your company a safer place for your employees. Below are some of the ways you can ensure that your business is safer for everyone who works there.

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Are You Sure Your Business is as Safe as You Believe

Most business owners think that their company provides a safe work environment for employees and perhaps even clients who might be visiting the business premises. But are they right? Every year there are thousands of PI claims against business owners with employees rightfully or wrongly arguing that they were forced to operate in an unsafe work environment. These cases are, as it turns out, incredibly easy to win because the law actually favors the employee. Indeed, the situation has become so severe that in the UK the government is acting to put restrictions on PI claims.

For the business owner, this just means it’s important to be absolutely sure that your business is as safe as it can be.

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How to Deal Effectively with Traumatic Incidents in Workplace

Health and safety legislation has made modern workplaces far safer than they were 100 years ago. Major accidents and incidents are rare, but accidents do happen, and small business owners and managers need to have systems in place to deal with the aftermath of such an event. Failure to do so can have serious consequences on your business, employees and yourself. To deal effectively with such incidents you need to understand what you need to do before and after the incident. Here are few tips that will help.

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How Does Weather Impact Your Business

We are all familiar with the impact of bad weather on travel, but have not thought much about how it can have an impact on small business. While weather may not have as much direct impact on small business it does affect them in several ways indirectly. For example, your property may suffer heavy damage during hurricane or your sales may take a hit during a snowstorm when majority of your customers will decide to stay home. There are number of other ways in which weather can have significant impact on your business. Take a look at the rest of the article to find out:

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Safe Workplace: Smart Strategies to Protect Your Eyes on the Job

Workplace health and safety always needs to be a current topic of conversation if you are going to keep up to date with safety legislation and develop a smart strategy for protecting the workforce.

Some of the most commonly reported incidents in the workplace are eye injuries and when you consider how vital your vision is, doing what you can to stay safe should be a priority.

Here are some tips and insights on eye safety. There is an overview of the potential hazards plus a look at what you should do if you wear contact lenses, and details of which type of protection is suited to the work you are doing.

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Comprehensive Guide to Prepare Health and Safety Policy for Small Business

Having a health and safety policy in place is crucial when running a business. It’s a legal requirement to have your policy in writing if you employ five or more people. You should also make sure your policy contains the right information, in case a health and safety inspector pays you a visit.

So, when it comes to putting together your health and safety policy, what should you include?

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Key Ingredients of Restaurant Ventilation Systems

Restaurants need to pay careful attention to ventilation because of the unique nature of their business. It needs to much more efficient compared to other businesses. Maintaining efficient restaurant ventilation helps staff and patrons to be in a comfortable, safe and healthy setting. The quality of the restaurant ventilation can also impact food storage; poorly ventilated areas increase rate of spoiling.

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Importance of Protecting Electrical Cables

In business, taking care of your assets is vital to maintaining their longevity. Your electrical cables are no different. Though it may be easy to install cables and you may not think twice about them, protecting your cables is necessary to maintain their safety, integrity and performance. Taking care of them also means prolonging their lifetime and having a better chance of avoiding any issues that could sneak up on you before you realize what is happening.

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Better Safe than Sorry – How to Create Safe Workplace

As a business owner, keeping the office in complete working order is always one of your main duties. And a large part of that is ensuring that the office is a safe environment to work in. Not only is this a legal concern in most places, but it is a moral one too – and it also happens to help your business when you are as safety-conscious as you can be. Nonetheless, even the most sensible business owner can sometimes struggle with keeping everything – and everyone – safe and sound. After all, how do you really ensure that your office is a safe haven for everybody? To try and answer that, we have put together a few of the essential checklist points for anyone trying to improve the safety of their office. Let’s take a look.

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Best Practices to Keep Your Home and Business Premises Safe

We all want our homes and businesses to be sanctuaries. Places where we can feel uninhibited and safe at all times. No one should ever have to endure the feeling of uneasiness in their own home. To make sure that your home is as safe and comforting as possible you’ll need to take some precautions. There’s no need to hire a full-time security guard or buy a pack of attack dogs. The odds that your family will be in some way adversely affected or your belongings stolen are slim. However, the best way to ensure that things like these never happen is to take some preventative measures.

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