health and safety

How to prevent school closure during snow and ice conditions

By |2023-07-05T09:29:43+01:00July 14th, 2023|Uncategorised|

Preventing school closures during snow and ice conditions can be challenging, but implementing gritting measures can help improve safety and keep schools open. Here are some steps that can be taken to prevent school closure during snow and ice conditions. Develop a snow and ice management planning. Create a comprehensive plan that outlines the procedures

How to keep your premises safe in snow and ice

By |2023-06-06T15:31:44+01:00June 16th, 2023|Uncategorised|

Preventing slip and fall accidents: Ice and snow create slippery surfaces that increase the risk of slip and fall accidents. These accidents can result in injuries ranging from minor bruises to severe fractures or head trauma. By proactively preparing for icy and snowy conditions, you can reduce the likelihood of such accidents occurring on your

How gritting works and who’s responsible for doing it?

By |2023-04-12T16:10:29+01:00April 12th, 2023|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Maintenance, Marketing, News|

Gritting roads is essential during the winter months in the UK. Knowing how gritting works as a business owner can ensure the roads and pathways around a premises are safe for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. The process of gritting involves spreading salt or grit on the road surfaces to prevent ice. It’s something we take

Can you be sued for snow-related injuries at school?

By |2020-11-23T09:38:14+00:00November 23rd, 2020|News|

There's often something of an outcry when primary and high schools announce closure due to bad winter weather. Parents look out of their windows pre school run and some question whether closure is necessary. It's never an easy call for a headteacher to make. On the one hand, as we've seen during 2020 with Covid