Entries by Matthew Heath

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Interview with James Sharp, CTO, Riskex: Emerging technologies in EHS

Safety professionals with expertise in IT are a rare find; but one that fits that profile is James Sharp, GradIOSH. James has taken his health and safety qualifications to NEBOSH diploma level.   He was a programmer before joining Riskex to develop its cloud-based safety management system, AssessNET.   “Whilst I was creating  the AssessNET platform, I […]

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Is your business staying open throughout lockdown?

As we are set to enter a second “National Lockdown” from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December, your business may not fall into the “everyone who can work effectively from home must do so” category – for example, if you operate in the national infrastructure, construction or manufacturing sectors, or provide critical frontline public services. […]

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HSE: Latest prosecution results 03/11/2020

Construction Construction firm fined after worker was seriously injured A construction company has been fined after an employee was struck by the placing boom of a concrete pump, causing serious injuries. Brighton Magistrates Court heard how on the 5 March 2019, concrete footings were being poured at a site at Ditchling Common, East Sussex. Due […]

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Covid health monitoring and tracing: Continually innovating to provide best-in-class technology to manage Covid transmission at every stage of the pandemic 

How has Covid risk changed since the beginning of the pandemic?   More than seven months have passed since Coronavirus began to alter our lives in ways that we have never experienced or could have imagined.  From a UK PLC perspective, there was no text book, cheat sheet or tried and tested business continuity plan […]

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Riskex Ltd. shines at regional manufacturing awards for their Covid-19 health monitoring solution.

Milton Keynes-based health and safety software business has scooped double at a major regional manufacturing awards ceremony organised by Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation. The Make UK Midlands awards ceremony was held virtually with Riskex Limited picking up the Health & Safety Award. The company, which provides health and safety management software as well as […]

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HSE: Latest prosecution update 15/10/2020

To book an AssessNET health and safety software demonstration, visit: https://www.riskex.co.uk/request-a-demo/    Animal feed company fined £140,000 after a serious injury to an employee An animal feed processing company has been fined following an incident where part of an employee’s arm was severed by a moving conveyor. Chesterfield Justice Centre heard how, on 09 December […]

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MTC Case Study

MTC build upon their excellent safety record by implementing Riskex’s Covid solution, “Safe2Day” to optimise staff engagement and support employees with virus-related vulnerabilities and “Covid Anxiety”   About MTC MTC provides justice services across the UK, specifically through its probation, custody and consultancy offerings to transform lives, build safer communities, and break the cycle of […]

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Coronavirus or Freshers Flu?

With many UK universities already suffering Covid outbreaks requiring a lockdown or cessation of face-to-face teaching, it seems inevitable that more will be forced to follow suit as the rate of infection grows. Now that seasonal viruses are upon us, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to distinguish the differences between Covid and other illnesses […]

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Helping to manage employees stress: HSE Toolkit

The HSE calculated that stress, anxiety and depression led to the following results in 2019: 6 million workers suffering from work-related stress anxiety and depression (new and long-standing cases) in 2018/2019 21 working days lost per case on average 8 million working days lost 54% of all working days lost due to ill health 44% […]

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Riskex Ltd welcomed Iain Stewart, the Member of Parliament for Milton Keynes South.

Riskex Ltd welcomed Iain Stewart, the Member of Parliament for Milton Keynes South, to discuss how their Covid Monitoring and Tracing System, Safe2Day, is having a positive impact on client’s ability to manage coronavirus transmission in the workplace.   The Milton Keynes-based health and safety technology firm has serviced organisations across private, public, and not-for-profit […]