When it comes to recommending the right fire extinguisher, knowing which type is best for which kind of fire is potentially life-saving.

Although the number of fires in the UK has decreased significantly since smoke alarms became commonplace from the 1990s onwards, the fire services attended 212,500 fires in the home in Great Britain in 2013-14 (Department for Communities and Local Government’s Fire Statistics report.) Read more »

If more bystanders performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quickly and used defibrillators where available, thousands more people could survive cardiac arrests each year. Read more »

We might think that witches, zombies and werewolves are the scariest things we’ll have to deal with this Halloween, when actually something a little closer to home and work should be making us all run for cover. Read more »

Keeping employees safe has to be a top priority for any employer. While many companies are only too aware of the requirements for ensuring safety in the workplace, one issue which perhaps gets less attention is keeping people safe when they’re travelling or working in the dark.

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Commuting in and around Europe, for either business or pleasure, is no new thing. France, specifically, sees around 17 million British nationals visiting the country each year (source: Foreign Office – https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france). And as some new laws were introduced from 1 July 2015, we look at how carrying breathalysers can help drivers in France comply with the new law. Read more »

Latte, cappuccino, espresso, flat white or an Americano. However you like your coffee, there’s a big chance that your workplace is now offering these freshly brewed options as well as, or instead of, a cup of instant. Read more »