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Acknowledging ‘World Day for Health & Safety’ and ‘Workers’ Memorial Day’

“A business’s most valuable asset is, and will always be, the dedicated staff that devote themselves to delivering the work of the organisation” – Professor Dame Carol Black, UK National Director for Health and Work (2006–2011) 28th April marks international World Day for Health & Safety and Workers’ Memorial Day. It’s no coincidence that both occurrences […]

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Commercial Property Health & Safety

Health & Safety in Commercial Property

Health and safety compliance is critical in the commercial property sector, where extra care must be taken to ensure that staff and customers are protected. Having supported the industry for over a decade, Vita Safety understand the challenges that organisations, property developers and commercial landlords face when upholding health and safety standards. Our health and […]

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Vita Safety achieves ISO Quality Certification ahead of target!

“Last year we had set out to achieve certification against ISO 9001:2015 as part of our ongoing commitment to quality assurance for our customers, colleagues and associates.  Having set a target of achieving certification by the end of March 2018, I’m delighted to confirm that we achieved certification last week, through Alculmus ISOQAR, a UKAS […]

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Vita Safety Commits to Quality Guarantee

Vita Safety is underpinning its commitment to quality and customer service by implementing an ISO 9001:2015 quality management system, with the objective of achieving accreditation by the end of March 2018. Managing Director, Ian Hutchings explained that whilst there is no significant client pressure to implement the quality management system, it is the right thing […]

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Portable Ladder Standards: Your Essential Guide

The Ladder Association,has published an 8-page guide explaining changes to portable ladder standards. The guide highlights the key changes for specifiers, users and health and safety professionals, and for managers and supervisors responsible for the safety of employees using ladders in the workplace. These highlights include: Essential information on how and when the changes will […]

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3 Easy Steps to Profitable Health & Safety

3 Easy Steps to Profitable Health & Safety

You may have heard the saying: “If you think safety is expensive, try an accident!” The cost of getting health and safety wrong can be sky high from fees, penalties and fines, to insurance pay outs, loss of work time and damaged equipment or products. Not to mention your moral responsibility to protect people working […]

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How to Investigate a Routine Accident

How to Investigate a Routine Accident

Any accident, no matter how small should be a cause for concern as it demonstrates that either safety training needs reviewing or there are risks that are not being adequately managed. In the event an accident does occur, here are our five steps to help you deal with them efficiently, confidently and comprehensively. 1. Investigate […]

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Leading a Safe Dealership

Leading a Safe Dealership

Basic day to day management of health and safety within a car dealership is a tough job. There are so many complex issues and challenges it is easy to see why health and safety is often swept under the carpet until something serious happens. In this article, we discuss why strong leadership is so important […]

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Why You Should Attend the Risk Director’s Forum

The Risk Directors Forum is an opportunity for senior professionals in the health and safety industry to meet, network and share best practice. Ian Hutchings, Managing Director at Vita Safety and Robert Tailby, Account Manager at Chubb Insurance explain what you can expect by attending the event. The next Risk Directors Forum will be held […]

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Health and Wellbeing in the Motor Trade

All Safety, Not Enough Health, in the Motor Trade?

Did you know that work-related illnesses affect double the amount of people as injuries? Musculoskeletal disorders, stress, respiratory conditions, skin disorders, hearing loss, back pain, the list is long and it’s costing UK businesses a fortune, as well as affecting the lives of over 1 million people. In 2014/15 alone, work-related illness cost businesses £9.3 […]

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