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Self Employed Health And Safety Responsibilities And The Law

12th March, 2020 - tag Management

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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The Duty Of Care At Work Explained For Employers And Employees

10th March, 2020 - tag Management

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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Employing Young Workers And How To Keep Them Safe

25th February, 2020 - tag Management

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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Can Health And Safety SAVE You Money?

28th January, 2020 - tag Management

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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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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