Public Sector Show Sector

October 16, 2017

Shield Safety at the Public Sector Show

Shield Safety Group is excited to exhibiting at the Public Sector Show Manchester for the first time this year. The largest regional event of its kind in the UK, the Public Sector Show Manchester brings together senior public sector professionals from across local and central government to hear key policy updates, learn from best practice […]

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mental health

October 5, 2017

How does mental health fit into workplace safety?

World Mental Health Day 2017 on October 10th is an important reminder that the mental health of our employees is an integral part of workplace safety. Many organisations have made great strides in ensuring their workers are alert to the hazards around them and developed the tools to manage environmental and occupational risk. However, we have […]

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September 29, 2017

Shield Safety at Health & Safety North

Shield Safety Group is looking forward to their return to Health & Safety North once again, especially as it will be held in our home town of Manchester this year. Established in 2007, Health & Safety North is the place for safety & health practitioners and communities from across the north of England to come […]

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knife safety

September 22, 2017

Knife safety – let’s cut to the chase

Unless controlled adequately, using a knife is a high-risk activity in kitchens. This was seen first-hand (or first-finger) on Saturday Kitchen with chef Donal Skehan slicing open his finger during what he aptly described as ‘live television with very sharp knives’. Similar dangers have also become apparent through the introduction of new medical term ‘avocado […]

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changing face of auditing

September 15, 2017

Compliance Centre: changing the face of auditing

Onsite environmental health inspections carried out by enforcement officers have been in place for decades to ensure that businesses are legally compliant. Here at Shield Safety Group, we’ve been delivering onsite Audits for our varied client base since our beginnings. This method of inspection, and proactive approach to achieving compliance, goes above and beyond a […]

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