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5th June, 2019 - Paperwork

The Dynamic Risk Assessment And When To Use It

A dynamic risk assessment is a process of assessing risk in developing and changing situations. You might not always be able to know the exact level of risk ahead of time. Dynamic risk assessment is often used to continually assess to allow for unknown risks and handling uncertainty.

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13th May, 2019 - Paperwork

When Should A Risk Assessment Be Carried Out?

As we have previously discussed, risk assessments are required by law, so it is important that they are carried out. But when should a risk assessment be carried out? Let’s take a look at what the regulations say and consider when you should carry out a risk assessment at work.

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25th April, 2019 - 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 delivers many benefits, including clear communication of your health and safety management. It is also a legal requirement. It's required by law for businesses of all shapes and sizes.

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23rd April, 2019 - Paperwork

What Is A Health And Safety Policy?

A health and safety can be described as the health and safety plan of action for a business. It lets people, like employees, clients and others associated with the business, know your health and safety aims and arrangements. It shows your commitment to health and safety.

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25th March, 2019 - Paperwork

The 5 Steps To Risk Assessment (And How To Complete Them)

We might not realise it but we risk assess things all day. When we are driving, working, playing, and even just crossing the road - is it safe? When completing a formal risk assessment to work, there are 5 steps to follow... but what are the 5 steps to risk assessment?

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20th March, 2019 - 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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13th March, 2019 - Paperwork

The 5 Types Of Risk Assessment And When To Use Them

In this post, we are going to look at the 5 types of risk assessment in health and safety, and when to use them. Before we start, it's important to keep in mind that different types of risk assessment can be used together. Some parts of each type might be present in a single risk assessment.

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6th March, 2019 - Paperwork

What Injuries At Work Are RIDDOR Reportable?

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) make the reporting of certain accidents a legal requirement. But what needs to be reported? In this post we look at the types of deaths, accidents, injuries, diseases and events that are RIDDOR reportable at work.

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22nd February, 2019 - Paperwork

What Does RIDDOR Stand For?

RIDDOR stands for the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, which is a bit of a mouthful, so it is usually shortened to RIDDOR. RIDDOR places duties on employers, self-employed and people in control of work premises.

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16th January, 2019 - Paperwork

What Is A DSE Assessment?

A DSE assessment is an assessment of Display Screen Equipment and how we use it. Display Screen Equipment (DSE) is a device or equipment with a display screen, including both conventional display screens and those used in emerging technologies such as laptops, touch-screens and other devices.

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11th January, 2019 - Paperwork

When To Update Your Health And Safety Policy

A health and safety policy is a legally required document, but with the law changing regularly, how often do you need to update your health and safety policy to ensure you comply? In the post we discuss when should you update your health and safety policy to keep it up to date.

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9th November, 2018 - Paperwork

How To Write A Method Statement In 5 Minutes

Writing a method statement can be quite time consuming, you need to go through your activity step by step, considering the people, tools, environment, requirements, and how your work will be carried out safely. Ok, so we know what a method statement is, but how can we write one in 5 minutes?

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