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How to Survive On the Road - 7 Summer Driving Tips for Delivery Drivers

Posted by Xamax on 15/05/18 15:41

What if we were to tell you that driving in the snow, pouring rain and freezing temperatures are actually less dangerous than driving in summer? No way, right? Well… the conditions in the summer months contribute to more accidents than any other time of the year. There are various hazards which you’ve got to be careful of. Here are seven summer driving tips to keep delivery drivers safe on the road.

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Topics: Safety

What are the Most Common Construction Site Accidents?

Posted by Xamax on 10/05/18 17:29

Construction site accidents are common, but the majority of the time they are so easily avoidable. Working on a construction site should always be a safe operation. Here’s everything you need to know about the most common type of on-site accidents and how you can prevent them from happening.

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Topics: Safety

How to Ensure Workplace Safety Awareness - Poisonous Plants

Posted by Xamax on 07/05/18 09:36

Workplace safety awareness is key to keeping your staff safe whilst on the job. There are various different hazards involved with each individual industry but it’s often the non-obvious ones that can be easily forgotten to protect against. In particular, poisonous plants pose a great threat to outdoor workers, especially in the summer months. Here’s everything you need to know and how you can protect your workforce against them.

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Topics: Safety

6 Tips On How to Keep Cool at Work

Posted by Xamax on 04/05/18 17:17

When it comes to keeping cool at work, we often think of outdoor workers working out in the sun who need to take action. But working in an office can prove to be just as uncomfortable if you’re not prepared in the right way. Here are six handy tips on how to keep cool at work in an office.

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Topics: Insider, Uniforms

How to Recognise and Treat Heat Stress At Work

Posted by Xamax on 01/05/18 13:26

Heat stress is a major threat to many workers, especially those who work outside in the summer months. But don’t forget that heat stress at work is a threat all year round. Those who work in factories and bakeries can be vulnerable to heat-related illnesses, no matter what the season.

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Topics: Safety

Deciding on Comfortable Steel Toe Work Boots? What you Need to Know

Posted by Xamax on 26/04/18 11:44

Comfortable steel toe work boots are a necessity for ensuring your team are as safe as possible. There are a vast amount of options on the market but it’s important that you choose the right ones that suit your team and the roles they carry out. Be careful not to be fooled by the cheaper alternative due to the attractive price tag. Heres what to look out for and some of our favoured choices.

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Topics: Outdoor Workwear

4 of the Best Site Work Shorts for Summer

Posted by Xamax on 23/04/18 13:43

Site work shorts are an essential part of an outdoor worker’s summer uniform. There are tons of different options for you to choose from, but what really makes a quality pair of workwear shorts? Here are some tips on what to look out for when buying uniform shorts and four of our favourite choices.

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Topics: Company Uniform

How to Advertise Your Company at Business Networking Events

Posted by Xamax on 20/04/18 13:08

It's not just excellent service and customer satisfaction that can help your company grow. Networking events can also help with company growth by giving you opportunities to meet new people who can become key contacts, from potential suppliers and distributors to customers. You might even meet a potential investor or business partner. And of course, these people might even refer your business to their contacts. That's why it's vital that you know how to advertise your company at business networking events. Here's a guide on how to nail it. 

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Topics: Branding

When was Asbestos Banned in the UK?

Posted by Xamax on 16/04/18 15:05

A recent survey found that nearly one in four construction workers in the UK may be exposed to asbestos, which places them at a higher risk of contracting terminal illnesses later in life, despite the fact that asbestos has been banned since 1999. The survey's findings plus the fact that there are potentially half a million buildings around the country still containing asbestos fibres adds to the trend that Britons have the world's highest chance of dying from mesothelioma, an extremely deadly form of cancer. 

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Topics: Safety

How to Keep Cool With Personalised Embroidered Clothing

Posted by Xamax on 13/04/18 11:22

Branded clothing can have a positive effect on how your business is perceived by customers. If done well, it can be used by customers to base their first impressions of your entire company on - and first impressions last. There are various options that you can take when designing your branded staff uniforms. Personalised embroidered clothing is a popular choice for many that can make your employees look particularly professional. Here’s how it can benefit your business.

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Topics: Safety