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When Should A Risk Assessment Be Carried Out?

11th July, 2017 - tag Paperwork

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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RIDDOR Reporting Timescales Explained

6th July, 2017 - tag Paperwork

Knowing RIDDOR means understanding not only what to report but also when to report. Under (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) there are duties to report certain types of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences. What are the RIDDOR reporting timescales?

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Are Risk Assessments A Legal Requirement?

21st April, 2017 - tag Paperwork

If you are looking for a simple yes or no answer here, the answer is yes, risk assessments are a legal requirement. At least, they are a legal requirement at work. In fact, risk assessment is so important it has its own section under the MHSWR. Section 3.

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Are Method Statements A Legal Requirement?

7th April, 2017 - tag Paperwork

Most businesses will have been required to provide a method statement at some stage, but why do we need these documents and are they a legal requirement? Under what regulations are they required? In this post we ask, what does the law say about method statements?

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Do You Need A Risk Assessment?

5th September, 2016 - tag Paperwork

Do you need a risk assessment? As a general rule, you almost always need a risk assessment. Every employer and self-employed person needs to assess the health and safety risks arising from their work. If you have 5 or more employees you must document your risk assessment process.

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Free Help With Your CHAS Registration

21st April, 2016 - tag Paperwork

CHAS registration can be a difficult process, but with the help of our new free CHAS application guidance, you can succeed! Gaining CHAS registration can be daunting if you have never been through the process before, find out about our CHAS guide, and how to get access to it in this blog post.

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How To Report An Accident Under RIDDOR

30th July, 2015 - tag Paperwork

When reporting an accident under RIDDOR, it is important to make sure that the incident or resulting injury is reportable, and that the report is made within the required timeframe. There are different ways in which you must report an accident under RIDDOR, depending on the type of injury.

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The Legal Requirement For A Health And Safety Policy

27th June, 2012 - tag Paperwork

What is the legal requirement for a health and safety policy? A health and safety policy is one of the primary documents all organisations should have in place. It sets out your health and safety objectives, responsibilities and arrangements, and guides your health and safety delivery.

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