Technology

Technology
Smart box overview
In the first in a series of videos, Tony Cable, and Dave Ribbons, of Scolmore Group, take us through Click Smart, which controls lighting, and small power applications through up to eight smartphones or tablets via the Click Smart app (Android or iOS only). Click Smart can be added to existing wiring installations, and receivers can be installed behind light fittings or into suitable installation boxes.   For the second…
Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
Health & Safety Technology
What are the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989?
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 expand on the rules regarding electrical safety in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. As with the HASAWA, employers are given duties and responsibilities to make sure that all work activity that uses or may be affected by electricity is done safely, and that all foreseeable risks are assessed and minimised as much as possible. The regulations are not purely to prevent…
Hazard signs
Health & Safety Technology
COSHH – what you need to know
COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. COSHH regulations mean employers must assess the risks and take precautions to ensure neither employees nor members of the public are injured by exposure to hazardous substances. Employers must train their workforce in identifying and minimising the risks. They must also monitor employees’ exposure to dangerous substances, providing health checks where required. What counts as a hazardous substance?…