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8th September, 2020 - Management

10 Health & Safety Myths And The Truth Behind Them

Health and safety sometimes gets a bad name. It seems like more and more strict rules are put in place each year. But is this the truth, or are these health and safety myths? In this blog post, we take a look at some health and safety headlines and try to separate fact from fiction.

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13th August, 2020 - Management

The 5 Health And Safety Signs And Their Meanings

There are 5 types of health and safety signs, and they all mean different things. How do you know which type of sign is which? Well, they send their message through shape and colour. Once you know what you are looking for, you can quickly understand the exact meaning of the sign.

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22nd July, 2020 - Management

Key Duties Of The Health And Safety At Work Act For Your Business

The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act is an enabling act. It sets out the general health and safety duties that all businesses have to comply with in the UK. It enables further, more specific, health and safety regulations to be passed by law and enforced under it.

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2nd July, 2020 - Management

10 Signs Of A Poor Health And Safety Culture At Work

The health and safety culture at work is important. Your business health and safety performance relies on it. But how do you know if your health and safety culture is good or bad? And what can you do to fix it? In this blog post, we look at 10 signs of a poor health and safety culture at work.

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18th June, 2020 - Management

How To Grow A Positive Health And Safety Culture

Your health and safety culture is something that can't be seen and is difficult to measure. But every business has one, and it could be good or bad. Growing a positive health and safety culture is one of the best ways to improve health and safety performance.

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11th June, 2020 - Management

Why Do People Take Health And Safety Risks At Work?

People don't generally want to get hurt at work, or hurt others. Accidents and ill health are a painful inconvenience after all, and sometimes deadly. But people do unintentionally take health and safety risks that could cause harm. So why do people health and safety risks? And how can we prevent them?

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5th May, 2020 - Management

How To Plan For Better Health And Safety At Work

As the saying goes, health and safety doesn't happen by accident. And it's true. Planning is important in every area of business. Do you have health and safety goals? What about protecting your team? Preventing harm? Reducing accidents? Keeping people safe? Keeping them healthy?

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12th March, 2020 - Management

Self Employed Health And Safety Responsibilities And The Law

You might think as a self-employed person you don't need to worry about health and safety. After all, you're just looking after yourself. But since you're the only person doing the work, it's extra important to stay safe and healthy. If you employ or put others at risk, the law applies.

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10th March, 2020 - Management

The Duty Of Care At Work Explained For Employers And Employees

Employers owe their employees a duty of care. Employees owe their employers a duty of care. And employees owe each other a duty of care. We all must take care to avoid hurting someone else. But what does this mean? And is the duty of care relevant in the workplace?

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25th February, 2020 - Management

Employing Young Workers And How To Keep Them Safe

A young worker is anyone under the age of 18 in the workplace. Young workers may be involved in your business as an employee, for work experience or as an apprentice. And there's no reason why young workers can't be employed, but there are extra things to think about to keep them safe.

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28th January, 2020 - Management

Can Health And Safety SAVE You Money?

Health and safety costs money doesn't it? Installing safety devices, training, monitoring, checks and inspections, not to mention time spent on paperwork, it all adds up. So how can health and safety save you money? Find out how good health and safety can actually save your business money.

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16th January, 2020 - Management

What Is Health And Safety?

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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