Safety for Sole Traders

Safety for Sole Traders

Mary Darlington of Darlington Consulting shared stories and gave information on safety for sole traders.

If any of you have an accident and are out of work, you cannot be easily replaced and what happens to your business? So, preventing accidents and injuries is Mary’s main objective. Mary shared the 10 key areas sole traders need to manage in order to stay safe and mitigate risks in their business. They included managing lifting and moving, preventing slips, trips, and falls, setting up your computer properly, driving safely for work, managing your stress, and much more.

With over 30 years’ of experience in health and safety across a wide variety of sectors including manufacturing, retail, hospitality, services and not for profits Mary shared some practical approaches to make health and safety a normal part of what you do. Health and safety doesn’t have to be complicated but even if working from home you need to consider it.

Photographs by Bara Photography.

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