UK businesses will have to show that their products and supply lines are free from illegal deforestation, under government proposals currently under consultation.
MD Safety Blog
MD Safety Management exists to provide support to our Clients. Primarily this is Health and Safety based but we also provide other services relating to business continuity.
Given the current Coronavirus situation we would like to reassure you that we are ready to provide tailored support to help those essential businesses either remain working safely, or for those other businesses who are operating on a reduced capacity, to help you use the time you may have available to be ready for what happens next.
Martin Mulholland reflects on a quarter of a century providing health and safety support to UK businesses.
I started in Health and Safety in 1994 after accepting a job reflecting my academic background – this being environmental management – and decided that a slight change of direction was in order.
I joined TGF Consultants Ltd in Warrington and began my NEBOSH General Certificate – the best starting place for learning what is a very wide-ranging subject. Starting out can be very nerve wracking as initially you do not have the knowledge base available. This can be daunting when pressed by Clients for answers. It has been a long learning curve (and one that doesn’t stop) and I learned to be patient – that knowledge takes time.
There are a number of substances that Companies may use in day to day operations – both when working on site as well as at Company offices. All of these substances will present some degree of risk to those who are exposed. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) requires an assessment of these risks.