As well as providing all your bespoke documentation and standard items of stationery, SafetyWise also provides a full catalogue of health and safety advisory posters.  Strategically placed close to their relevant hazards or on a general noticeboard, your employees can take the information in easily from these eye-catching, simple to understand posters.

Display Screen Equipment Set up Guide:Gives advice and information on the correct set up of a DSE workstation.

Hazardous Substances: Provides a brief guide to controlling substances hazardous to health in the workplace.

Fire Safety Awareness: Information on fire extinguishers and what to do in the event of a fire.

Health and Safety Signs:  Health and safety signs are a feature of almost every workplace. Take time to familiarise yourself with the four types of sign and you will be better equipped to keep yourself and others safe during your time at work and ensure that you know what to do in an emergency.

Manual Handling:  Offers guidance on the correct techniques and postures to adopt when lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy loads.

Office Safety:  Offices are not hazard free. However, with a little thought and attention to the advice in this poster there is no reason why you cannot work safely and without risk of injury or ill-health. Poster includes guidance on manual handling, workstation posture, general office safety, fire and first aid.

Safe Use of Ladders and StepLadders: This poster provides advice and information on the considerations for setting up and using ladders and stepladders safely.

The posters cover most of the issues pertinent to today’s organisations and can be downloaded/printed as many times as you like free of charge and available exclusively to Peninsula Business Services’ clients who take services from our Business Safety Team.

If you are a Peninsula client and are not yet taking advantage of the BusinessWise complimentary service, or you are a BusinessWise user who requires more information on any issue raised in this article, please contact the BusinessWise Helpdesk on 0844 892 2780 Monday – Friday 9am-5.30pm where a member of the team will on hand to assist.

BusinessWise offers a range of tools and features to registered users to assist in managing the ongoing obligations associated with running an effective and legally-compliant business and is provided as part of our portfolio of consultancy services. If you are not yet a Peninsula client, simply go to www.pbsnet.comand click on ‘Contact Us’ to get in touch.

By Gary Armitt