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What Does LOLER Stand For?

6th December, 2018 - tag Management

In health and safety, LOLER stands for the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations. This is a set of legal requirements surrounding lifting operations and the equipment used to carry them out. The regulations are often referred to as LOLER for short. But what is LOLER?

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Lone Working Hazards And How To Reduce The Risk

30th November, 2018 - tag Management

There are no legal restrictions preventing people from working alone, and sometimes it can't be avoided. However, there are additional hazards and risks involved that need to be considered when planning lone work. Let's look at what to consider and how to reduce the risk.

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Proactive Vs Reactive Health And Safety Management

2nd November, 2018 - tag Management

Does your health and safety management consist of mostly proactive or reactive measures? Which one you focus on could have a big impact on your safety culture, and your bottom line. But what's the difference between proactive and reactive safety? Should you use one, the other, or both?

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How Many First Aiders Do I Need? Low Vs High Risk Work

19th October, 2018 - tag Management

When assessing first aid requirements, one of the first questions people usually ask is how many first aiders they need. One of the main considerations is your risk level, and in this post we assess how many first aiders are required in both high and low risk workplaces.

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50 Reasons Why You Should Wear And Use PPE

12th October, 2018 - tag Management

If you have ever struggled to get your team to wear and use their PPE correctly, or you are not sure why you need to wear PPE yourself, here are 50 reasons why you should wear and use PPE. After reading these 50 reasons, why wouldn't you wear PPE?

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The Difference Between Hazard And Risk Explained In Risk Assessment

5th September, 2018 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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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