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Does My Business Need First Aid Training?

11th February, 2014 - tag Management

Every business should have adequate 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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20 Tips For Better Construction Site Security

6th January, 2014 - tag Construction

Site security is an important issue and this blog post outlines 20 tips for better construction site security. These trespassers could be squatters, thieves, children, or your site could be blocking someone’s normal access route and they may still attempt to pass through the site.

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Securing Your Construction Site For Christmas Shutdown

20th December, 2013 - tag Construction

It's that time of year again. Less than 10 days to go until Christmas and many in the construction industry are planning a well deserved break. With Christmas being the longest period of closure for construction sites, site security needs to be a top priority to prevent unwanted visitors.

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Do Your Construction Welfare Facilities Pass The Suitability Test?

4th November, 2013 - tag Construction

During a recent inspection initiative by the HSE inadequate washing facilities were identified as a common health and safety breach on a number of construction sites. So what welfare facilities should be provided on construction sites and how do we make sure they pass the suitability test?

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22 Essential Items For Your Construction Site Office

12th November, 2012 - tag Construction

Starting a new construction project requires planning and preparation. Setting up your site office and getting the correct paper work in place is important before project commencement. Your site office needs to contain plenty of information for your project team, here are 22 essential items.

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What To Expect From CDM 2014

29th August, 2012 - tag CDM

In this post we look at what we can expect from the proposed CDM 2014 regulations. You may have heard that there are plans to change the CDM regulations. With the government currently looking to kill off various regulations, particularly in the health and safety arena, is this the end of CDM?

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Does CDM Apply To My Construction Project?

15th June, 2012 - tag CDM

Does CDM apply to my construction project? This is a question we are often asked. The important thing to remember is that every project is a CDM project. The CDM regulations apply to every construction project in some way or another, regardless of the length of, or type of, project.

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Calculating The COSHH Regulations 8 Hour Time Weighted Average

17th April, 2012 - tag COSHH

Workplace exposure limits that apply under the COSHH regulations are subject to a time weighted average. The most common type of workplace exposure limit (WEL) is the 8 hour limit, or long term exposure limit. But how do you calculate the 8 hour time weighted average to stay under the limits?

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What To Do If Accidental Asbestos Exposure Occurs On Site

2nd March, 2012 - tag Asbestos

When asbestos materials are damaged they release tiny fibres which, if breathed in can cause serious and often fatal diseases. But what should you do if accidental asbestos exposure occurs on site? These simple steps can help protect your health if you think you have disturbed asbestos materials.

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