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CoSHH Awareness and Considerations

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A large number of work environments now use hazardous substances on a daily basis. These substances range from cleaning chemicals to paints and aerosols. As a result of the presence of hazardous substances, we can all consider ourselves at risk of harm from these while out and about or at work. The one main way to significantly reduce the risks of injury from hazardous substances is to ensure they are properly stored within secure CoSHH cabinets. Lucky for us, it is a legal obligation for employers to ensure the safe storage and use of hazardous substances within their workplaces. These… Read more

Cylinder & Drum Storage – An Introduction

At Safety Direct2U we know that compliance with Health & Safety regulations is of greatest concern to all employers. More often than not. When we begin our research into Health and Safety requirements it becomes somewhat of a minefield. As well as incredibly daunting. That’s why we have put together this concise list of key considerations. To give introductory help and support towards your Cylinder and Drum Storage policy. Storing Drums and Cylinders. Where do we start? First and foremost, it is important to properly understand the substance that you are storing. In addition to any potential hazards it could… Read more

Prevent the Theft of Your Keyless Starting Car with a Parking Post and More

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Keyless Entry and Keyless Start We saw a surge in car crime last year, with most areas of the UK up year on year. The Midlands, more specifically saw the greatest increase, rising by over 200% on 2014-2018 (Direct Line Group). Furthermore, statistics conclude the total number of vehicle related crimes in the UK increased to over 113,000 in 2018.  This consequently equates to one report of a stolen vehicle every five minutes. At Safety Direct2U we ask what is fueling this dramatic increase? As more and more of us invest in newer, more efficient vehicles. We are opting for the… Read more

An Introduction to CoSHH and CoSHH Cabinets

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In this article, we aim to highlight the main points of consideration when handling and storing substances that can be considered as hazardous to health. With particular reference to CoSHH Cabinets and CoSHH Cupboards as a means of safe storage. First and foremost, What is CoSHH? In short, CoSHH is an abbreviation of a technical term, which is Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. CoSHH is a health and safety legislation which is regulated by the government. In particular, CoSHH law binds all employers to take the relevant steps to minimise the risk of harm from chemicals that they store… Read more