JCH Safety Blog

5 Reasons For First Aid Training

‘If you were at work and someone had a heart attack, stroke or became unwell would you know what to do?’ Too many people don’t know how to look after someone if they become ill or injured. Knowing what to do could save a life. Let’s consider 5 reasons why your...

JCH Safety’s Church Fire Safety Course

On Saturday 20th January, JCH Safety held a Fire Safety for churches and Fire Marshal training course at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church in Coventry. Attending were delegates from both St. Martins and also from Warwick Road United Reform Church in Coventry. The course...

5 Roles of A Fire Marshal

Fire Marshals, also known as Fire Wardens, play a valuable role in protecting life and property. If you are responsible for fire safety you really need to understand why Fire Marshals are so important to your business, church or school. 1). Fire Marshals help to...

How to prevent catching the flu in the workplace?

This winter is seeing the devastating consequences of flu with tens of thousands of visits to GPs, over 500 people hospitalised since the start of flu season, over 80 deaths and more than a  hundred sufferers reported to be fighting for their lives in intensive care...

5 Myths of Risk Assessments: Explained

Most of us know that it is a legal requirement to carry out risk assessments but do you know how to do it? Health and safety, for some people, can seem quite daunting but really, the basics for most types of risks, can be managed comfortably ‘in-house.’ JCH Safety are...

5 Key Facts About Fire Doors

1. Fire doors are an engineered safety device designed to hold back flames, smoke and heat. In the event of a fire specialist fire doors play a crucial role in the safe evacuation of a building. 2. About 3 million new fire doors are fitted every year across the UK....

JCH Safety Joins the Fire Protection Association (FPA)

JCH Safety is committed to providing first class services to our clients. In order to ensure that the work we carry out is of the highest standard, we are committed to maintaining membership of several prestigious professional bodies. JCH Safety have been members of...

Fire Safety at Work: 10 EASY STEPS

1. Fire safety starts with a fire risk assessment Ensure you have an up to date fire risk assessment. This is required by law under the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order. For simple premises, it might is possible to do this yourself. There is...

Top 10 Workplace Safety Tips

Staying safe at work is paramount for both employers and employees alike, yet there are thousands of incidents each year where people are injured and killed whilst at work. Having good policies in place is a starting point, but in order to implement these policies,...

5 Reasons For Choosing Online Training

When choosing health and safety training it is really important to decide whether you would prefer to use online or classroom training. There are benefits to both approaches. Classroom training is the traditional method for imparting subject knowledge and allows a...

5 Things You Need To Know About Fire Safety

In light of the recent tragedy at Grenfell Tower in London, JCH Safety has been working with a variety of schools, factories, churches and building contractors to ensure that their fire management precautions are all in order. It is important that fire safety is given...

Your School Health and Safety Advisor in Coventry

JCH Safety specialise in providing health and safety support to schools in Coventry, Warwickshire and the West Midlands. The education sector has very specific risks which require expert knowledge to help schools and academies to manage their health and safety. With...

Your Fire Risk Assessment Specialist in Coventry

At JCH Safety we are able to offer a wide range of fire, health and safety support, consultancy, training and assessments. Depending on your existing arrangements and needs our health and safety experts will be able to advise you. Selecting qualified, experienced and...

Health & Safety Penalties

Have you ever wondered what the penalties are? The following information has been adapted from information freely available on the HSE website. Maximum penalties for section 33 HSWA offences committed before 16 January 2009 1. Breaches of the HSWA and the relevant...