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How To Write A Toolbox Talk

31st March, 2017 - tag Toolbox Talks

How do you write a toolbox talk? It's not always easy starting off with a blank page, and deciding what to talk about. Even though toolbox talks are short, preparing the talk is not always so quick and simple. There are several stages you need to go through to create the perfect toolbox talk.

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Introducing The Talks Plan Online Tool Box Talks Service

27th March, 2017 - tag News

We are pleased to introduce our new Talks Plan membership for simple online health and safety talk management. Health and safety talks are a great way of creating a positive health and safety culture, complying with the law, and keeping your workforce safe.

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Manual Handling? Think LITE!

28th February, 2017 - tag Manual Handling

Manual handling is apparent in nearly every workplace in one form or another. With manual handling being the leading cause of musculoskeletal disorders at work, it’s important to know how much you can safely lift, and use good handling techniques. In this blog post, we learn how to think LITE.

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Time For Your Annual Health And Safety Review?

10th January, 2017 - 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 CDM 2015 Information Should A Principal Contractor Provide?

6th January, 2017 - tag CDM

Does CDM 2015 apply to residential projects? This is a common question under CDM, and the short answer is - Yes. If you are a principal contractor, contractor, designer or principal designer, CDM 2015 applies in full to residential projects. Find out more about CDM 2015 and residential projects.

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You're As Cold As Ice, Don't Be Willing To Sacrifice (Your Health And Safety)

30th November, 2016 - tag Health

With temperatures hitting the minuses for most of the UK last night (more freezing than freezing), it's important to remember that when you're as cold as ice, extra consideration should be given to health and safety. It's important to remember the increased risks from the decreased temperature.

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What CDM 2015 Information Should A Principal Designer Provide?

24th November, 2016 - tag CDM

CDM 2015 created the role of principal designer, and under the regulations, this duty holder is responsible for managing health and safety during the pre-construction phase. What information should a principal designer provide to comply with the regulations?

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Under The COSHH?

4th October, 2016 - tag COSHH

COSHH stands for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. There are a set of regulations (The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations) that requires you to control substances that are hazardous to health within your organisation. So what is exactly is under the COSHH?

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Asbestos Management Survey Vs Refurbishment And Demolition Survey

7th June, 2016 - tag Asbestos

There are two key types of asbestos survey, the management asbestos survey, and the refurbishment and demolition asbestos survey. Both asbestos surveys, but with a difference. So which one do you need? Let's look at asbestos management surveys vs refurbishment and demolition surveys.

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What Happened To The CDM Coordinator?

25th May, 2016 - tag CDM

The CDM coordinator role ended in 2015, so what exactly happened to the CDM coordinator? The introduction of the CDM coordinator role was made under the CDM 2007 regulations, however, the introduction of the CDM 2015 regulations saw the removal of the CDM coordinator role. Why?

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10 Differences Between CDM 2015 And CDM 2007

6th May, 2016 - tag CDM

Here's a summary of 10 differences between CDM 2015 and the previous CDM 2007 regulations. CDM 2015 have been in force for some time now, and apply to all construction projects in Great Britain and CDM 2015 has a number of differences with the 2007 version of the regulations.

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Free Help With Your CHAS Registration

21st April, 2016 - tag Paperwork

CHAS registration can be a difficult process, but with the help of our new free CHAS application guidance, you can succeed! Gaining CHAS registration can be daunting if you have never been through the process before, find out about our CHAS guide, and how to get access to it in this blog post.

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