Hazardous substances are an inherent danger in the farming industry, especially at this time of year, however with the Covid-19 lock down and with children at home permanently it is even more important to be extra vigilant.
Here at H&H Safety, working in partnership with IRM Safety, our service is aimed at safeguarding rural business livelihoods by supporting business owners to adhere to current health and safety legislation.
Following the government’s announcement and change of status to ‘stay alert’ earlier this week, we are starting to see an easing of lockdown measures across the country for certain sectors to enable businesses to begin trading again.
As children are home schooled during lockdown, there is another hidden threat as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic – cybercrime.
As we enter deeper into unchartered waters, COVID-19 is certainly testing our ability to rise to new challenges and face adversity during these unusual and isolating times.
The traditional May day bank holiday was moved this year to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.
In times of crisis, it is even more important to make sure your insurance cover is right; the country is in lockdown and in crisis – and now is the time to ask yourself if your farming enterprise is safe, and suitably insured, says Chris Clement, Commercial Director.
If your business premises is likely to be unoccupied or has reduced staffing during the Covid-19 outbreak, H&H Insurance Brokers provide some tips for keeping the buildings safe and secure whilst empty.
In the attempt to fight this virus, our country has now been in lockdown for three weeks. This has put additional pressures on all of us; be they personal, financial or mental health and wellbeing.
The BBC has recently reported some shocking figures – fly-tipping incidents have increased by at least 50% across the country. So, as the nation concentrates on the primary focus of its health and wellbeing amidst a crisis, a significant secondary problem has emerged as a consequence of the Coronavirus lock down – illegal waste disposal.