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CDM Support Packs Added To HASpod

23rd February, 2018 - News

We have added CDM support packs for all duty holders to HASpod. The CDM packs include annual support for Clients, Principal Designers, Principal Contractors, Designers and Contractors - with guides, documents, training and tools for the latest CDM Regulations.

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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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What Should Be Included In A Construction Site Induction?

14th February, 2018 - Inductions

It is a legal requirement that every worker should have a suitable site induction on every construction site they work on. But what information should be included? Here is an outline of the type of site specific information that should be included in your construction site induction.

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How To Create A Health And Safety Document With HASpod

8th February, 2018 - Guides

Creating, editing and downloading health and safety documents is easy with HASpod. In this guide we will show you how to create a health and safety document with HASpod, choose one of our hundreds of document templates, edit to add your project details and download your finished document.

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Introducing A New HASpod

31st January, 2018 - News

HASpod has been re-built to provide a major upgrade, improved membership, plus more services and choice than ever before.

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Seasons Greetings 2017

19th December, 2017 - News

Wishing all of our clients, friends followers and visitors a merry festive season with a quick recap of 2017 and look forward to 2018.

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7 Health Tips For Surviving Winter Work

14th November, 2017 - Health

With the cold weather arriving, it brings with it some additional hazards at work, particularly for those that spend some, or most of the working day outside. Check out these 7 health tips for surviving winter work outdoors.

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What Is An Asbestos Survey?

9th November, 2017 - Asbestos

An asbestos survey is a survey undertaken within a building, property or structure, with the purpose of identifying asbestos containing materials. An asbestos survey important to establish what asbestos materials are present, but it is important to get the right type of survey.

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Escape The Hidden Killer (A Health And Safety Horror Story)

31st October, 2017 - Asbestos

Lurking in thousands of buildings is the makings of a health and safety horror story... the hidden killer. Claiming over 4,000 deaths per year (a figure that continues to rise), the hidden killer waits silently for its next victim. Don't let it be you.

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What Is SSIP Accreditation?

20th October, 2017 - Paperwork

SSIP is a new term that has popped up in health and safety in recent years, and often appears in pre-qualification questionnaires and company literature. But what is SSIP? Is SSIP another assessment you need to go through? If SSIP is a new requirement, how do you join or become a member?

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Dust Yourself Off

11th October, 2017 - Health

We live with dust every day, in small quantities, and other than having to nip around the house with the duster every once in a while, it’s usually nothing more than an annoyance. At work, however, dust can cause problems. Especially when it is produced in larger quantities.

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Does CDM Apply To Site Investigations?

5th October, 2017 - CDM

A common question regarding CDM, is do the regulations apply to site investigations. In this post, we look at the definition of construction work under CDM 2015 and consider how the regulations apply to site investigation work.

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