Get Informed Here with Our Automotive Health and Safety Blog

Lee, his team and guest writers give you the very best health and safety advice and inspiration

Get Informed Here with Our Automotive Health and Safety Blog

Lee, his team and guest writers give you the very best health and safety advice and inspiration

Our Latest Blogs

KVF Supports Service Leavers - Part II

An interview with our latest service leaver; Irene.

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KVF Supports Service Leavers

An overview of how and why we support service leavers at KVF Consultants.

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Safe Storage of Waste Flammable Substances

Unfortunately in the motor vehicle repair industry, it is inevitable that waste flammable substances are produced and stored as part of the processes undertaken. However, here is a guide of things that can be done to make your site safer.

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Safe Storage of Lithium Ion Batteries

As the need increases for manufacturers to provide EV solutions and our reliance on this technology becomes more commonplace in workshops and body shops across the UK, we need to think about the safe storage of ancillary equipment required to work with these vehicles

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5 Easy Things you can do Online to get more Customers in the Automotive Industry

There aren’t many workshops, bodyshops and dealerships that wouldn’t want more customers. It doesn’t matter if you’re new to the industry or have a well-established service, there are always things you can be doing to grow your customer base.

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Automated External Defibrillators or AED's

We have all seen it on the TV and in the movies, right? A casualty is on the operating table, the monotone beep echoes around the room, then suddenly the Doctor springs into action shouting “CLEAR” before zapping the patient with the defib bringing them back to life!

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Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Safety

We have noticed manufacturers and our customers within the motor trade, are beginning to incorporate safety measures that can protect their teams that are exposed the day to risks of working with and repairing electric vehicles. Are you?

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Compressed Air Hose Safety

Compressed air is a very useful thing in the work place, however it can be dangerous and must be used in a safe manner. The following blog is for guidance when using compressed air and tools and user general care advise.

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GDPR – Are you ready?

The General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on 25th May 2018, superseding the Data Protection Act 1998 and other Data Protection Regulations. GDPR applies to both “data controllers” and “data processors”. If you are currently subject to the Data Protection Act, the chances are you will also be subject to GDPR

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Goals 2018 – Stay focused, Take action now!

So many people go into a new year with the best intentions, they have a To Do List, they start ticking stuff off and after a few easy wins, it becomes tougher and you are still getting the same amount of phone calls, emails and issues from your team. Here's some advice from someone who has been there and done that.

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Health and Safety Notice Boards

Did you know in order to be compliant with UK law you need to display the correct signs on your notice board. Get all the details here...

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From Paratrooper to Automotive Safety Expert

Lee shares his experience from Army to H&S consultant. Get a glimpse into his incredible journey from injury to business owner

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Why Risk Assessments Simply Aren't Enough

A look at UK law and how companies need to be doing more to stay compliant

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3 Automotive Industry Stresses You Can Avoid

Lee Kennedy describes the biggest safety stresses in the automotive industry and how you can safeguard your company

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Some Tips to be Successful in the Automotive Industry

Lee Kennedy talks about his experience with a business coach and the valuable information he learned form it

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5 Most Common Safety Fails

A look at some things you might bew doing wrong and how to fix them

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Adding Value Through Safety in the Motor Trade

Safety can add value to your business. Let Lee Kennedy show you how...

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New Year, New Budget: A look at setting an Automotive Health and Safety Budget and why it is so Important

Lee Kennedy talks about setting a health and safety budget in 2018 with links to some resources to help you have a safe new year!

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