Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 01, issue 05?volume=01&nr=05&cookieChecked=1

 
Are they covered? Publication date: 25.11.2002
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When an independent contractor comes onto your site, just how far are you expected to go in checking that they have public liability insurance cover?
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Dealing with a claim Publication date: 25.11.2002
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One of your employees left and you thought nothing of it. But you’ve now received a letter from a local solicitor regarding a claim for an accident that you’re allegedly responsible for? What’s the best way of dealing with this?
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Fire - back to basics? Publication date: 25.11.2002
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You know that you’re supposed to do a fire risk assessment, but haven’t done one to date. You haven’t got a clue where to start. So do you need an expert, or can you do it yourself?
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Warning - heaters at work Publication date: 25.11.2002
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It’s getting cold out there. Winter is well and truly with us and your heating system is doing its best. But sometimes it isn’t enough on its own and extra heaters are appearing thick and fast around the workplace. This doesn’t have to be a problem as long as you take steps to ensure that simple fire safety measures are observed. To ensure that...
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Germ warfare Publication date: 25.11.2002
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As a perk, you provide a kitchen and some food so staff can make themselves lunch. But you’d never considered the hygiene issues until a colleague joked about getting food poisoning. What do you need to put in place to avoid any problems?
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Asbestos regulations delayed Publication date: 25.11.2002
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The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations, 2002 have been delayed. Whilst we told you in issue 2, page 1 that they had been introduced in August 2002, they weren’t going to be formally launched until October 2002. However, further parliamentary debate has meant that they aren’t due to take affect until the end of November 2002. The “duty to...
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More like a wish list Publication date: 25.11.2002
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You issue a Display Screen Equipment (DSE) questionnaire, but your staff use it as an opportunity to pick and choose what they’d like. Is there anything that you can do to ensure that they only get what they really need?
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Bring in the cavalry? Publication date: 25.11.2002
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Some staff are complaining about contracting dermatitis. A colleague of yours had similar problems and called in an occupational health nurse. You want to know if it could work for you. So, what can they do and what do they cost?
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Back in the playground? Publication date: 25.11.2002
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If you thought that bullying was confined to the school playground then think again. Recent cases have seen six-figure awards against employers for the ill-health effects bullying has on their employees. So what should you be aware of?
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