Author Archives: Peter Akrill

Alcohol: The risks to workplace health and safety

Christmas time is party time and many of us can already begin to feel the effects of overindulgence. As we enjoy ourselves a bit more at Christmas many of these effects can be caused by higher than usual alcohol consumption. … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Drivers Safe in Winter

There are many factors that make driving in winter challenging. Driving in the dark, adverse weather, fatigue, the effects of alcohol and driver distractions like mobile phones all increase the risk of an accident. If you also consider the added … Continue reading

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Christmas Party Safety – 5 Top Tips

The preparations for your office Christmas Party are likely to be in full swing. Your staff are probably deciding between the turkey or fish option on the menu and planning their outfits for the party. Are you as prepared to … Continue reading

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Positive for cannabis – were they smoking it or just in the room?

Cannabis remains the most commonly used illicit drug in the world1 and usage reports show that cannabis is by far the most prevalent drug in the UK2 and Europe3. It is somewhat ironic that the most prevalent drug is also … Continue reading

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Hair Detox Products: Do they really work?

If you type ‘pass my drug test’ into a search engine, it doesn’t take very long before you find a whole load of products for sale that claim to remove ‘toxins’ from your hair. At about £30-a-go these products are … Continue reading

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