ALARP “As Low As Reasonably Practicable”

Signing Health and Safety Contract

ALARP is an abbreviation for “as low as reasonably practicable” and stands at the heart of the way health and safety is managed in the UK. Sections 2 and 3 of the Health and Safety at Work Act require employers and the self-employed to ensure the health and safety of …


Health in the food industry

  Over the next 12 months HSE is focusing heavily on health in the food industry, specifically with regard to musculoskeletal issues. David Shorrock examines current regulations and tools employers can utilise to assess the risks to their workforce and avoid heavy fines. An astonishing 8.3 million working days were …