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The Difference Between Site Specific And Generic Risk Assessments

11th May, 2018 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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 - tag 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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10 Tips For Writing A Method Statement

4th August, 2017 - tag Paperwork

Method statement are important documents for completing activities safely. But while method statements are important, they can also be difficult documents to write, so where should you start? In this blog post we give you 10 tips for writing a method statement.

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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 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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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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