Southalls Top Tips on Safe Work At Height In Garden Centres

September 10th, 2019

When picturing work at height, most people imagine workers on roofs, on scaffolding or at the top of a long single-section ladder. In fact, ‘work …

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Seasonal Displays And Structures: Our Greatest CDM Compliant Safety Tips For Garden Centres

September 3rd, 2019

Just as plant life changes throughout the seasons, so too does the garden centre environment – a nod to Valentines with hearts and red roses …

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Underage Knife Sales In Garden Centres and Builders Merchants

May 20th, 2019

Knife crime is on the rise with fatal stabbings at a record high. Whilst there are many reasons for this rise, the ease of availability …

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9 Ideas For Garden Centres That Need To Save Money

March 31st, 2019

Saving time and money is imperative when you are operating in a competitive market. But it is not at all easy to combine cost-cutting with …

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5 Easy Ways To Improve Food Safety In Your Garden Centre Restaurant

February 21st, 2019

Over the years, more and more garden centres have diversified their customer offering and their customer dining experience is no different. Garden centre restaurants are …

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Manslaughter Sentencing Guidelines – The 5 Key Facts Every Prosecuted Garden Centre Wish They Had Known

February 7th, 2019

New manslaughter guidelines came into force on the 1st November 2018 and mark the first time the Sentencing Council has provided instructions to courts on …

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Legionella – The Hidden Danger Lurking In Garden Centres

January 31st, 2019

The ‘hidden’ danger of legionella in garden centres has been well publicised. In 2012, two customers and a delivery driver died from legionnaires disease arising …

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Our 6 Pointers To Safe Loading And Unloading In Garden Centres

January 15th, 2019

Deliveries, loading and unloading presents one of the most dangerous activities within garden centres. Many accidents involve customers or staff being struck by a vehicle …

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