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Safety, Health, Environment & Quality!

Safety, Health, Environment & Quality!
July 26, 2023 Lisa

Keeping our staff  informed & safe !

Our Safety, Health, Environment & Quality (SHEQ) Administrator, Yvonne ensures our office staff and engineers are well trained, qualified, and updated regularly via courses, study days, toolbox talks and any SHEQ issues.




Toolbox Talk – PPE | Working in Heat


Toolbox Talk – Working At Height


Toolbox Talk – Driving at Work


Toolbox Talk Environmental Awareness 2023





This months Toolbox talk is an important read !



HSE – Advice and guidelines regarding display screen equipment.

HSE – DES Advice & Guidelines

The latest toolbox talk for engineering staff.

Talkbox Talk – PASMA Tower Inspection


This months toolbox talk for our engineers is Hard Hat Safety , Thanks Yvonne !

Toolbox Talk -Head Injuries


This months toolbox talk is “Rescue Plan” gratefully received by Yvonne!

IPAF Rescue Plan


One of our toolbox talks for our engineers this month is Heat stress in the workplace.

Toolbox Talk – Heat 2021


All engineering staff are partaking in the audiometry testing today, performed by Milne Safety.

Surveillance audiometry is required to perform hearing screening tests for all employees, according to the Noise at Work Act (2006).




Masks seem to be the order of the year for 2020 and now 2021, but its not just masks for Covid that should be worn !

A small toolbox talk courtesy of the HSE to inform, enhance and reaffirm engineers knowledge.

Stay healthy. Wear your Mask Toolbox Talk 2021


A simple update and reminder on a previous toolbox talk for staff this week.

Toolbox Talk (update) – Leptospirosis are you at risk


Yvonne issued another toolbox talk for our engineers this month. 

Working Safely with metal working fluids Toolbox Talk


Updates for staff regarding alcohol sanitiser.

Sanitiser Hotworks Toolbox Talk


Amidst all the chaos of Covid 19 virus, now more than ever we are keeping our staff informed, updated and safe. Yvonne issued this informative toolbox talk for all staff at Optimise. Stay safe !

Coronavirus 12.2.20 Toolbox Talk



In light of the current out break of  Coronavirus  CHAS have put together a policy/advice for members. Yvonne has created a toolbox talk for our employees to read,  while highlighting the risk of contracting this illness in the UK is currently very low.

Coronavirus 12.2.20 Toolbox Talk




Some of our Optimise Engineers have received their COSHH awareness update this month, kindly organised by Yvonne.

Toolbox Talk COSHH

All staff  took part in our very informative and interactive fire practice, expertly given by Andy Pointer from Milne Safety.

We are also pleased to report all screening on offer to our Optimise staff were successfully passed. An impressive start to 2020, Good effort team !



Another toolbox talk this month for all our staff. Contact Dermatitis; understanding the condition and medical evaluation and possible treatments.

Toolbox Dermatitis



Yvonne has been busy today with our Health & Safety adviser, Alec Rodwell from Milne Safety. They are  preparing for the Safety training in 2020 for all Optimise Staff. 



This month Optimise achieved the SafeContractor and CHAS accreditation for 2019.



This month as the weather was heating up quite nicely, Yvonne kindly gave a toolbox talk on “Heat in the workplace”.

Heat in the workplace Toolbox Talk

Emails were sent out to all staff to highlight notices/safety alerts from the HSE 

  • The phenomenon of condensate induced water hammer.
  • Risks of primary containment loss associated with dead-legs that may be present on process pipework.



Earlier this month our engineers were sent a toolbox talk from our SHE Administrator Yvonne, regarding Bacterial infections ~ such as Weils Disease/Leptospiriosis and Legionnaires disease they  are potentially at risk to.

Dangers of Bacterial Infections Toolbox Talk


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