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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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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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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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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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Why Health And Safety Is NOT Your Number One Priority

7th November, 2019 - tag Management

We often see the phrase safety is our number one priority, in marketing literature, company posters, in health and safety policies and other documentation. Of course, health and safety is an important aspect of running any business, but it's not your number one priority. Find out why.

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The First Aid Appointed Person Role And Responsibilities

17th October, 2019 - tag Management

The first aid appointed person isn't a first aider. But they can still have an important role to play when it comes to your first aid cover at work. So when can you use an appointed person? First, you need to understand what an appointed person is, and their responsibilities.

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Does My Business Need First Aid Training?

10th October, 2019 - tag Management

Every business should have suitable levels of first aid cover. In an emergency medical situation, the delivery of first aid could quite literally be the difference between life and death. If an accident happened in your workplace, who would know what to do and how to help?

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13 Causes Of Slips Trips And Falls In The Workplace

24th September, 2019 - tag Management

Did you have a nice trip? No, I spent 9 hours in A&E and I'll be off work for a month. It's not just minor injuries from slips, trips and falls - major injuries including dislocations and fractures also happen. Here's 13 causes of slips trips and falls that lead to 172,050 injuries last year.

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A Guide To The Different Types Of First Aid Training Courses

10th September, 2019 - tag Management

There are a number of different first aid training courses available, so how do you know which type you need? Nominated first aiders are a must for any workplace, but with various types of first aid training available, it is vital to get the right level of training for your first aid cover.

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Can Risk Ever Be Zero?

5th September, 2019 - tag Management

When we aim to reduce risk, the obvious target would be zero. Ideally, we would eliminate hazards. And get rid of the risks. Create a risk-free environment for our workplace. That way, we know everyone is going to be safe at work, and go home healthy. But can risk ever be zero?

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Reporting Accidents, Injuries And Incidents At Work

3rd September, 2019 - tag Management

Accidents, injuries and unexpected incidents at work, are something you try to avoid. But they can happen. When they do, it's good to report them, and investigate them. Even if no one was seriously hurt. Because it's an opportunity to find out why it happened. And to stop it happening again.

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HSE Improvement Notices Vs Prohibition Notices

27th August, 2019 - tag Management

If the HSE visit your premises or site and find something wrong, they will expect you to put it right. You may get an enforcement notice, an improvement notice or a prohibition notice. But what are the differences between an improvement notice and a prohibition notice?

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