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10 Tips For Writing A Method Statement

21st January, 2020 - tag Paperwork

Method statement are important documents for completing activities safely. But while method statements are important, they can also be difficult documents to write, so where should you start? In this blog post we give you 10 tips for writing a method statement.

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What Is Health And Safety?

16th January, 2020 - tag Management

Health and safety means keeping you safe, and healthy. In this introduction to health and safety, we'll look at the need for health and safety, and the moral, legal and financial arguments for health and safety at work. And discover how health and safety is a vital part of a successful business.

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CDM 2015 For Only One Contractor

14th January, 2020 - tag CDM

On construction projects with only one contractor, there are a few changes to the CDM duties that apply to the project. Changes for the client, the contractor and any designers. Before we go into those, it's important to check that your project really is a single contractor project.

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You're As Cold As Ice, Don't Be Willing To Sacrifice (Your Health And Safety)

9th January, 2020 - tag Health

With temperatures often hitting the minuses at this time of year (yes, more freezing than freezing), it's important to remember from slips and trips to shivering in the cold, extra consideration should be given to health and safety.

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Time For Your Annual Health And Safety Review?

7th January, 2020 - tag Management

When was the last time you carried out a formal review of your health and safety policies, documentation and procedures? As it is the start of the new year, now is a great time to review your health and safety documentation and management procedures. In this post we look at what should be reviewed.

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Seasons Greetings 2019

20th December, 2019 - tag News

Wishing all of our clients, friends, followers and visitors a merry festive season with a quick recap of 2019 and look forward to 2020.

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Securing Your Construction Site For Christmas Shutdown

19th December, 2019 - tag Construction

It's that time again. Less than 10 days until Christmas and many in the construction industry are planning a well deserved break. But when you're away, things can go wrong on site. Preparing for your Christmas shutdown can help make sure that you don't get any nasty surprises.

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How Often Fire Extinguishers Need Checks, Services And Inspections

17th December, 2019 - tag Fire

Fire extinguishers need to be maintained. Extinguishers are an important part of your fire protection measures. And while having them in place is a great start, they need to be checked, serviced and inspected regularly to keep them ready for action.

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What Is PPE In Health And Safety?

12th December, 2019 - tag Management

PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment. It is equipment used by an individual to keep themselves safe. PPE usually protects an individual rather than a group. Examples of PPE include hard hats, safety footwear, hi-viz clothing, ear defenders, safety goggles, and gloves.

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10 Simple Construction Site Safety Rules

10th December, 2019 - tag Construction

Construction sites are dangerous places to work. Follow these 10 simple construction site safety rules to keep yourself, and others, safe. From wearing your PPE, to following procedures, you can help make your site a safer place to work, and prevent accidents.

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What Should Be Included In A Construction Site Induction?

5th December, 2019 - tag Inductions

Site inductions are needed on every construction site, for every worker. It's the law. Construction sites are high-risk environments, and the information you include in your induction could be the difference between a safe site, or an accident waiting to happen.

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Collective Protective Measures Vs Personal Protective Measures

3rd December, 2019 - tag Management

Collective protective measures protect everyone or a group of people. They can be put in place once, and control the risk for many. Personal protective measures protect an individual. Each user needs to activate it to protect themselves. Let's look at some examples.

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