How signs can improve your office space - The Sign Shed

How signs can improve your office space

How signs can improve your office space

Whether we’re aware of it or not, each and every one of us comes face to face with threatening hazards during our day-to-day working lives. Many of us take them for granted, but when it comes to helping us avoid common workplace injuries, health and safety signs save countless people from serious injury, sometimes even death, each and every year.

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What makes a sign noticeable? - The Sign Shed

What makes a sign noticeable?

Get Your Message Noticed

The first and arguably most important point of any sign is to be noticed. This is especially true for health & safety signs, where being visible is the difference between whether an accident occurs or not. In short, being visible is everything.

Of course, we’ve already discussed where to place a sign to ensure it’s seen, yet these notices do a lot themselves.

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First Aid tips that everyone should know - The Sign Shed

First Aid tips that everyone should know

The Do's and Don'ts of First Aid

While every workplace has a dedicated and trained health and safety person to administer First Aid, it is very useful if everyone knows some basic procedures. Emergencies have a way of happening unpredictably and fast. Immediate steps must be taken, alongside calling for help. A simple understanding of what to do in the event of an accident or injury is beneficial for all.

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Food safety in catering - The Sign Shed

Food safety in catering

Food safety in the catering industry 

Working in the catering industry is an amazing career choice. The opportunities for career progression and variety are pretty much boundless if you love working with food. However, food safety is paramount to this. With risks such as food poisoning ever-present as a threat, not just to the health of customers, but to the reputation of the business you're employed with, it's extremely important to become suitably qualified and tuned in to the potential risks. Awareness of the hazards involved with catering will lead to a kitchen that is on the ball in the fight against contamination.

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Reducing waste at work - The Sign Shed

Reducing waste at work

Reducing waste at work

For households, recycling of your waste plastics, card, tins and bottles is taken care of through your local authority. However what happens to business waste recycling?

Three ways to help are reducing the quantity of packaging, re-using the packaging, such as cardboard and bubble-wrap and recycling the materials.

 

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