Trainer Stress

Having been a nurse for many, many years, I have met people from all walks of life and during this time I have had to deal with all sorts of problems. Although this has helped me with my job as a Senior Moving and Handling Consultant I still have what I call my bugbears. These […]

Mind Your Christmas Backs

We may have just entered November, but Christmas is just around the corner! Restaurants are encouraging people to book Christmas parties or Christmas lunch at their establishments. Shops are awash with gift ideas, Christmas cards, baubles, tinsel and snow (artificial now). Meteorologists are telling us that this winter is going to be bad, with snow […]

A Tail Worth Telling!

The Coccyx or Tailbone is a small triangular bone that consists of four fused vertebrae that lies at the bottom of the spine and is curved like a hawk’s beak. The coccyx is an attachment site for muscles, ligaments and nerves. When sitting the coccyx supports and stabilises the human body. Coccydynia or tailbone pain […]

Are you sitting comfortably then I’ll begin?

  Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 apply to workers who use DSE daily for an hour or more at a time. These are known as DSE users. With more of us using digital technology during our working day, such as PC’S, smartphones, laptops etc, employers must take steps to protect their staff […]

What are your thoughts about Moving and Handling Training?

At Salveo Safety we run a variety of Moving and Handling Courses ranging from Moving and Handling of Loads, Moving and Handling of People, Moving and Handling for Therapists to name but a few.  We are also able to run Bespoke Courses to suit our Clients individual needs. (All courses can be seen on our […]

Is your high productivity hurting you?

Did you know that 3.2 Million work days were lost due to Work Related Upper Limb Disorders (WRULD) in Britain last year? Did you know that using a keyboard is one of the tasks most likely to cause a work related upper limb disorder? Did you know that on average, workers suffering from work related […]

3 Common mistakes that can ruin any risk assessment

Risk management is key in just about any workplace you care to name; but before you make any assumptions, stay with me for another sentence or two. Just as a starting point, think about these statements:   Risk is often an obstacle that can stop you reaching your goals as an organisation if not properly […]