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1st February, 2023 - Paperwork

How To Write A Risk Assessment In 5 Minutes

Risk assessments are a legal requirement and are needed in practically every business of every size. Writing your risk assessments can be time-consuming, you need to go through your activity step by step, but we can help you write your risk assessment in just 5 minutes.

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26th January, 2023 - Paperwork

What Is A Risk Assessment And Why Do You Need One?

In health and safety, a risk assessment is a process of evaluating the potential risks involved in an activity and deciding how to control them. At work, risk assessments are a legal requirement. Forget to do one, and you could be breaking the law and putting people's lives, safety, and health, at risk.

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24th January, 2023 - Fire

The 6 Types And Classes Of Fire (And How To Put Them Out)

Not every fire is the same. Different types of fire have different hazards and risks. Using the wrong type of fire extinguisher could do more harm than good. There are six classes of fire, and each should be attacked differently to put them out safely.

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18th January, 2023 - Management

Why A Positive Health And Safety Culture Needs Negativity

Is your positive health and safety culture an illusion? Without bad news, you can't learn from mistakes, fix problems, and improve your systems. Here's how negativity can improve your health and safety culture.

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12th January, 2023 - Asbestos

40 Places You Can Find Asbestos Containing Materials

Asbestos-containing materials (often referred to as ACMs), can be found in many places. Asbestos is present in thousands of buildings in the UK, like offices, homes and hospitals. Knowing where asbestos-containing materials are can help you avoid accidental disturbance of deadly fibres.

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10th January, 2023 - Construction

10 Simple Construction Site Safety Rules

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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4th January, 2023 - Manual Handling

TILE Manual Handling Considerations (And What Is TILE?)

When you are manual handling, you need to know about TILE. But what is TILE? TILE is the four key areas you need to consider when lifting or carrying - Task, Individual, Load, and Environment.

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21st December, 2022 - News

Seasons Greetings 2022

Wishing all of our clients, friends, followers and visitors a merry festive season with a quick recap of 2022 and look forward to 2023.

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15th December, 2022 - Paperwork

The Difference Between Risk Assessments And Method Statements

Risk assessments and method statements are two of the most common types of health and safety documents. When carrying out an activity, one or both of these documents might be required. What are the similarities and differences between risk assessments and method statements?

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13th December, 2022 - Health

How Dust Hazards In The Workplace Can Kill Your Future

It's hard to get away from dust. We create dust in nearly everything we do. Many types of work create dust, and most people encounter dusty environments at work from time to time. If you don't control dust, it may not hurt you today, but it can kill your future.

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7th December, 2022 - Asbestos

Asbestos Symptoms And Related Diseases

Asbestos symptoms and related diseases usually don't develop for years - often decades. So it's difficult to pinpoint when the exposure happened. Or know when that troublesome cough is something much more sinister. Asbestos-related diseases kill around 5000 people each year in the UK.

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1st December, 2022 - Management

Health And Safety Advice In Three Words (Or Less!)

Health and safety advice doesn't have to be confusing or complicated. Mostly, health and safety is just common sense. Sure, there are laws and regulations you need to comply with. But ultimately, it's about keeping you safe. Here's some of the shortest health and safety advice you will ever get.

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