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1st February, 2023 - Paperwork

How To Write A Risk Assessment In 5 Minutes

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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26th January, 2023 - Paperwork

What Is A Risk Assessment And Why Do You Need One?

In health and safety, a risk assessment is a process of evaluating the potential risks involved in an activity and deciding how to control them. At work, risk assessments are a legal requirement. Forget to do one, and you could be breaking the law and putting people's lives, safety, and health, at risk.

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15th December, 2022 - Paperwork

The Difference Between Risk Assessments And Method Statements

Risk assessments and method statements are two of the most common types of health and safety documents. When carrying out an activity, one or both of these documents might be required. What are the similarities and differences between risk assessments and method statements?

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6th October, 2022 - Paperwork

What Is CHAS Accreditation And When Do You Need It?

CHAS is a health and safety accreditation scheme, primarily for the construction industry and often acts as a type of pre-qualification during the tender process. But, what exactly is CHAS accreditation, when do you need it, how much does it cost, and is it worth it?

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4th October, 2022 - Paperwork

The Small Contractors Guide To SSIP Application And Approval

SSIP accreditation is a big deal, especially for contractors. But who should you apply with - CHAS, SafeContractor, etc? And how do you get approved? Only 20% of businesses pass on the first attempt - follow this guide to prepare, and stand a much better chance of success.

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6th September, 2022 - Paperwork

What Is A DSE Assessment?

A DSE assessment is a type of risk assessment specific to the use of computers, laptops, tablets and other display screens at work. A DSE assessment is a legal requirement for most workplaces. In this blog post, we'll look at what DSE is and how to assess it.

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14th July, 2022 - Paperwork

The Dynamic Risk Assessment And When To Use It

A dynamic risk assessment involves assessing risk in developing and changing situations. You might not always be able to know the exact level of risk ahead of time. With a dynamic risk assessment, you can continually assess to allow for unknown risks and handling uncertainty.

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16th June, 2022 - Paperwork

9 Consequences Of Failing To Carry Out A Risk Assessment

You know you should do a risk assessment, but what happens if you fail to carry one out? What if you forget? Or didn't have the time? Here are 9 problems you might get from the failure to carry out a risk assessment.

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19th May, 2022 - Paperwork

Risk Assessing Who Might Be Harmed And How

Step 2 of the five steps to risk assessment involves assessing who might be harmed and how. This step allows you to look at which groups of people may be affected by the activity, and how they might be harmed. Once you know how people can be harmed, you can decide what controls might be needed.

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21st April, 2022 - Paperwork

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

A risk assessment is a health and safety 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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13th April, 2022 - Paperwork

The Legal Requirement For A Health And Safety Policy

What is the legal requirement for a health and safety policy? Having a good health and safety policy gives your business many benefits, including clear communication of your health and safety management. It is also a legal requirement. By law, businesses of all shapes and sizes need one.

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24th March, 2022 - Paperwork

How To Write A Method Statement In 5 Minutes

Writing a method statement takes time. You need to go through your activity step by step. Consider the people, the tools, the environment, and how to carry out the work safely. Then write it all down clearly so that it is understood. Ok, so how can we write one in 5 minutes?

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