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The Purpose Of A Permit To Work System

12th July, 2018 - Paperwork

Permits to work will often be found in high-risk industries like construction, but what is their purpose and when would you use these documents? A permit to work system is a formal documented system, used to control high-risk activities. They are usually issued by a manager or supervisor.

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10 Free Health And Safety Documents For Your Business

10th July, 2018 - Paperwork

To help businesses put safety into everything, the HASpod free plan includes a range of free health and safety documents. These are templates that you can edit, fill in and use to create health and safety records. Here are the top 10 free health and safety documents for your business.

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5 Steps To Gaining CHAS Accreditation

29th June, 2018 - Paperwork

Getting CHAS accreditation is a priority for many construction companies, as it shows that your business is committed to health and safety best practice. But how do you go about getting CHAS? These 5 key steps will be needed to prepare your business for gaining CHAS accreditation.

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What Is A Method Statement And Why Are They Used In Construction?

21st June, 2018 - Paperwork

You will find method statements on nearly every construction project. They are often used along with risk assessments for specific tasks and activities that are carried out throughout the project. But what is a method statement and why are they used in construction?

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The Purpose Of Writing Method Statements And Risk Assessments

11th June, 2018 - Paperwork

Why do businesses create method statements and risk assessments? It might seem like you are just going through the motions to satisfy legal and client demands, but are there any other benefits? If you're wondering if these documents are just another box to tick... keep reading!

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The Difference Between Site Specific And Generic Risk Assessments

11th May, 2018 - Paperwork

If your health and safety is being reviewed, you will often be asked for copies of site specific risk assessments. ne of the reasons risk assessment fail when they are reviewed is that they are too generic. What do the terms site specific risk assessments and generic risk assessments mean?

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Why It's Always Important You Carry Out A Risk Assessment

8th May, 2018 - Paperwork

A risk assessment is an important document that most people at work (even those that don't work in health and safety) have heard of. Beyond just being a legal requirement, there are many reasons why risk assessments are important. Let's discuss why.

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5 Best Risk Assessment Control Measures With Examples

23rd April, 2018 - Paperwork

Control measures are the things you put in place to reduce risk and prevent harm. In this blog post we look at the 5 best risk assessment control measures, and which order you should apply them with examples. A successful risk assessment must check existing controls, and what more should be done.

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What Are RAMS Documents?

29th March, 2018 - Paperwork

RAMS is an acronym and it stands for two types of documents, that are often found together. Risk Assessments and Method Statements. If someone asks for your RAMS documents, it's just a short way of asking for your risk assessments and method statements for the project or activity.

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CHAS Accreditation: Contractors Guide To Application Success

8th March, 2018 - Paperwork

CHAS accreditation is a big deal, especially for contractors. Submitting a successful CHAS application the first time isn't impossible, but only 20% of businesses get CHAS on the first attempt. Follow this guide to prepare your CHAS application, and stand a much better chance of success.

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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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How To Write A Risk Assessment In 5 Minutes

22nd September, 2017 - Paperwork

Risk assessments are a legal requirement and are needed in practically every business of every size. Writing your risk assessments can be time consuming, you need to go through your activity step by step, but we can help you write your risk assessment in just 5 minutes.

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