Are you putting your staff at risk at work?

Hanging baskets should be banned because people bang their head on them. Paperclips are dangerous and therefore should be banned from all offices. You get the idea. There are plenty

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Howarths chosen by Overseas Trading Limited for health and safety support

We are delighted to have recently added one of the UK’s leading global discount goods suppliers to our client family. We have been appointed by Castleford-based Overseas Trading Limited (OTL)

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Safety Slogans in the Workplace

There’s so much going on in the workplace that it can be hard to keep safety in constant focus. Safety slogans provide powerful messages and reminders that are short and easy to

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BS EN 131 Ladder Standards

Many businesses outside the construction related industries, who only use ladders or stepladders occasionally, are probably unaware of the changes relating to standards of the equipment and the new regulations

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Helping the Express Bi-Folding Doors team become confident with HR

Here at Howarths, we enjoy nothing more than sharing our knowledge of all things HR, employment law and health & safety. Well actually, we do; helping others to become more

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Electromagnetic Fields

Not all businesses have heard of The Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016, however this piece of legislation requires all employers to assess employees’ potential exposure to Electromagnetic

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Howarths joins forces with Vickers Laboratories for Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

We have joined forces with our long-standing client, chemical manufacturer Vickers Laboratories, to highlight the importance of being aware of mental health issues in the workplace, in line with Mental

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Will GDPR affect Health and Safety?

The General Data Protection Regulations, (GDPR) comes into effect on the 25th May, and most businesses will by now have heard about it and hopefully started putting measures into place to

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Howarths health and safety team to help Hull brewery triple its production levels

We’re delighted to be working with Hull-based independent brewery, Atom Brewing, to provide ongoing health and safety support as owners Allan Rice and Sarah Thackray look to triple their production

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Staff on ‘stand by’ could be classed as ‘working time’

In Ville de Nivelles v Matzak, the ECJ has held that time spent by firefighters where they are on “stand by” at home, but can be required to report for

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