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21st May, 2020 - CDM

Does CDM Apply To Non-Notifiable Projects?

A question we often get asked is whether the CDM regulations apply to none notifiable projects. Construction projects that do not meet the CDM notification thresholds do not need to be notified to the HSE and are often referred to as non-notifiable. But what does that mean for the CDM regulations?

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19th May, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

How To Start A Safety Talk

It might sound simple, but safety talks can often get forgotten, and on many of the sites we have visited safety talks just don't get done as often as management would like them to be. In this post we look at some of the best ways to start a safety talk.

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14th May, 2020 - Health

9 Quick Ways You Can Prevent Cross Infection At Work

Cross infection isn't something most workplaces usually need to worry about. But with the current coronavirus crisis looking like it will be changing the way we work for a while, many workplaces are looking forward and wondering how they can return to work safely.

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12th May, 2020 - CDM

Does CDM Apply To Refurbishment?

One of the questions we often get asked regarding CDM 2015 is, does CDM apply to refurbishment projects? The answer is yes. It may surprise you to know that the refurbishment project doesn’t even have to involve any structural changes for CDM to apply.

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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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30th April, 2020 - Health

11 Ways To Social Distance At Work

Social distancing has become the new normal in 2020. With COVID-19, any close contact is an opportunity for the virus to spread. But how can social distancing work, at work? Here are 10 ideas for putting some physical distance between you and your team.

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28th April, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

How Often Should A Toolbox Talk Be Undertaken?

Toolbox talks are a great way to provide health and safety information to your team, and comply with legal requirements. Toolbox talks are a great way to keep your workforce refreshed and provide information. In this blog post we consider how often toolbox talks should be undertaken.

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23rd April, 2020 - News

HASpod Update And New Features - April 2020

You might have noticed a few changes on your HASpod account over the past month. In the last few weeks, we have launched a big update that gives your account a new design and a few new features.

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21st April, 2020 - Guides

How To Transfer A Course To Another User

If you have purchased a health and safety course and you need to transfer it to another HASpod user, this guide will show you how. This works with single access courses, if you have a team membership plan you don't need to transfer courses as your team will automatically get access.

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15th April, 2020 - CDM

23 CDM Regulation Questions Answered (FAQs)

What are the CDM regulations? Who is a principal contractor? What does the client need to do? Who can be the principal designer? There are lots of frequently asked questions that we often respond to regarding CDM, so we have dedicated this blog post to answer the most common questions.

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9th April, 2020 - Guides

How To Complete A Health And Safety Course On HASpod

Completing a health and safety course is easy with HASpod. In this guide we will show you how to complete a health and safety course on HASpod, including how to complete the lessons, pass the test and get your certificate.

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7th April, 2020 - Guides

How To Rename And Organise Documents With HASpod

Renaming, organising and finding your health and safety documents is easy with HASpod. In this guide we will show you how to rename your edits and organise by project, so you can quickly find the health and safety document you need.

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