Temporary change applies to drivers whose licences are due to expire or have expired since 1 January 2020 temporary removal of the routine D4 medical will make it easier for bus and lorry drivers to renew their driving licence and keep 30,000 drivers on the road each month as long as they are fit to…

Health Surveillance As a result of recent developments regarding the Covid-19 virus situation there has been new guidance from the HSE in relation to Health Surveillance. The best practice advice is that it can now be carried out as a paper/telephone exercise, and an extension of 3 months can be given for the practical elements…

Protect Home Workers As an employer, you have the same health and safety responsibilities for home workers as for any other workers. When someone is working from home, permanently or temporarily, as an employer you should consider: How will you keep in touch with them? What work activity will they be doing (and for how…

Dust-Related Site Inspections Have Commenced HSE inspectors are now visiting sites across the UK to assess how they are controlling dust, focusing on the construction, woodworking and food manufacturing sectors. Make sure you know the risks, plan your work and use the right controls. For more information on dust in the workplace please click on…

Welsh Construction Show Cardiff 2019 Workare had a great time exhibiting at the Welsh Construction Show Cardiff 2019! Hundreds of delegates from multiple sectors within the construction industry joined for a day of networking, connecting and learning from the informative seminars delivered by leading experts. The Welsh Construction Shows The Welsh Construction Shows – Cardiff…

The South Wales Safety Groups Alliance Annual Health & Safety Conference Event overview The IOSH South Wales Branch is delighted to be joining forces once again with South Wales Safety Groups Alliance for its fourth annual conference and exhibition, that it’s organising through its member groups. This year’s conference, chaired by the Head of Field…

Occupational Health Wales 2019 Conference Lorainne Jenkins who is also the Secretary of Occupational Health Wales is proud to announce the annual Occupational Health Conference. It takes place on Thursday 13th June at the VOCO St David’s Hotel in Cardiff. The conference is called Occupational Health Wales Symposium. Occupational Health Wales Symposium To include: Skills…

To celebrate Workare’s recent award from SEQOHS (Safe, Effective, Quality Occupational Health Service). We are offering all our clients 10% off all Fit For Work medicals during November this year at our Bridgend clinic. Book now on 01656 65 65 95 to claim your discount,  quoting the unique reference number.

Occupational Health Award Winners Announced A Bridgend Occupational Heath company have been awarded the SEQOHS (Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service), the Occupational Health industry standard for thepublic and private sectors. This is the second time Workare Ltd, who are based on the Waterton Industrial Estate hasbeen granted the prestigious accreditation which is managed by…

Housing association fined after exposing employees to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) A community housing association has today been sentenced after it failed to effectively manage its employees’ exposure to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) over a prolonged period of time. Newport Magistrates’ Court heard how, between July 2010 and May 2015, employees of Tai…

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