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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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What Are The 5 Steps To Risk Assessment?

23rd June, 2016 - tag Paperwork

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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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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What Injuries At Work Are RIDDOR Reportable?

30th July, 2015 - tag Paperwork

For an injury to be reportable under RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations), it must satisfy several criteria. Once you have established a work related accident has resulted in an injury, there are then several types of reportable injuries under RIDDOR.

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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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