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How Health and Safety Conscious Are You?

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June 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

Health and safety is everywhere – and although at times it can feel that the world has gone health and safety mad, the construction industry has some very real dangers and it is imperative that the rules and regulations are followed.

There were a staggering 27.3 million working days lost due to workplace injury and work-related illnesses in the year of 2014/15 – and this really shouldn’t be happening! Here at Spacelink, we take safety precautions very seriously and this is why we always ensure our team conduct a full site survey in order to avoid potentially fatal incidents from occurring.

A recent example of how things can take a drastic turn for the worse within a warehouse environment was brought to light last month in Shropshire when a worker was the victim of a huge racking collapse – leaving him trapped for eight hours under 4,000 tonnes of cheese! Amazingly, he was rescued and survived this incredibly traumatic ordeal.

If the correct health and safety regulations are not followed it could result in some serious injuries to employees, clients or even the general public – so there is absolutely no room for error. And, if the risk of death wasn’t enough – the huge pay outs for medical bills and compensation could very realistically put any company out of business!

We ensure every single person involved in one of our projects is kept safe at all times and that each rule and regulation in our Health and Safety Policy is followed.

For more information about the services we offer or to learn more about our health and safety policy call us today on 0800 281 720 or email us at info@spacelink.co.uk.

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