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The Difference Between Hazard And Risk Explained In Risk Assessment

5th September, 2018 - Management

What is the difference between a hazard and a risk? If you carry out a risk assessment, one of the first steps you will need to take is to identify the hazards, then you assess the risk. These two terms are often confused with each other, and in this blog post we explain the difference.

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RIDDOR Explained - Quick Facts And Simple Stats

3rd September, 2018 - Management

What is RIDDOR? Find out with some quick facts and simple stats, explaining what RIDDOR is, what you need to do, and when. RIDDOR stands for the Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations and applied to workplaces of all sizes across the UK.

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10 Essential Principles Of Good Health And Safety Management

23rd August, 2018 - Management

Need to improve your health and safety management? It can be done, and what's more, it doesn't have to be costly. Start with these 10 essential principles for your health and safety management system, underpinning a positive health and safety culture.

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15 Quick Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Slips, Trips And Falls

17th July, 2018 - Management

Slips, trips and falls are major contributors to workplace injuries each year. The great news is, reducing slips, trips and falls can be done on a budget and all of these suggestions can be put in place relatively quickly to start. Here are 15 quick ways to reduce the risk.

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'So Far As Is Reasonably Practicable' Meaning Explained For Health And Safety

25th June, 2018 - Management

If you spend some time looking at health and safety regulations, you will find the term 'so far as is reasonably practicable' - occasionally abbreviated to SFAIRP. But what does this phrase mean for health and safety? How do you decide if something is reasonably practicable?

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Health And Safety Advice In Three Words

30th April, 2018 - Management

This is some of the shortest health and safety advice you will ever get. Health and safety advice doesn't have to be confusing or complication. 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.

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10 Free Health And Safety Wallpapers

3rd April, 2018 - Management

Set as a desktop background (wallpaper), or download and print as a poster, use these 10 free health and safety designs to maintain safety focus. Featuring health and safety quotes, definitions and phrases, helping you create a positive health and safety culture in the workplace.

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The 5 Health And Safety Signs And Their Meanings

16th March, 2018 - Management

There are 5 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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Health And Safety: The Principles Of Prevention

19th February, 2018 - Management

The principles of prevention involve a series of principles, ordered to form a best practice approach to risk management, from most effective to least effective - the most effective being to avoid risk. For those risks that cannot be avoided other principles of prevention should be applied.

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HSE Fee For Intervention Charges Explained

8th June, 2017 - Management

FFI 'fee for intervention' was introduced under the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012. The aim of FFI is to recover the HSE's related costs, including inspection, investigation and taking enforcement action, charging businesses that are in breach of health and safety regulations.

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10 Reasons Why You Can Achieve Zero Harm

12th April, 2017 - Management

Zero harm can never be achieved, is unrealistic, is practically impossible, and meaningless. These are all arguments against zero harm, and there are many (including health and safety professionals) who agree with them. Is zero harm just setting ourselves up for failure?

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Time For Your Annual Health And Safety Review?

10th January, 2017 - 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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