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Equality and Diversity

We’ve all heard and used the words equality and diversity before but what do they actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee?

Building Regulations

Building Regulations – five instruments published under the Building Safety Act 2022

Directors’ duties: What can happen when things go wrong!

I have just read this report regarding an accident in June 2022 which highlighted failings in a company’s health and safety procedures. These failings resulted in the company and three individuals being found guilty of various offences and receiving significant sentences. The case of Regina v Greenfeeds Limited and [...]

Meet us at Bournemouth Expo

Come and join The Wilkins Safety Group Limited at the region’s biggest business to business exhibition taking place at The Vitality Stadium on Thursday 8th June 2023, between 10am – 2pm

Sun safety – Outdoor workers at risk of the ‘invisible killer’

As occupational skin cancer cases increase, safety experts warn employers of the risks of UV radiation, as two out of three workers are unaware they are at risk of skin cancer, resulting in many not applying protection whilst working outdoors. Whilst exposure to UV radiation from the sun can happen all year round, the [...]

Metal recycling firm given a £2 Million fine

Metal recycling firm given a £2 Million fine for ‘Incident waiting to happen’ This month I thought I would just share this story with you. Please read the story and then watch the CCTV footage where you will see hundreds of safety breaches prior to the death of Stuart TOWNS (see video below). Then [...]

Wilkins Safety Expands

Wilkins Safety Group, are celebrating their 30th anniversary. This incredible achievement is being celebrated with a further expansion of the company as they open franchises in Wales and South Tyneside.

Why work-related stress is getting critical

Work-related stress is on the increase and it’s only going to get worse as the economic crisis deepens, and employees go in and out of working from home or working in the office/factory etc.