Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 01, issue 11?volume=01&nr=11&cookieChecked=1

 
Getting to grips with slips Publication date: 08.03.2003
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Slips and trips are the biggest cause of accidents in your workplace so you want to reduce them. You’ve got limited time and want to know the most important areas that you should be spending time on. So how do you go about it?
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Through the looking-glass Publication date: 08.03.2003
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Your workplace is an old building full of glass. You know that it needs replacing, but can’t afford to do it in one go. Are there any short-term solutions that you can implement that won’t cost the earth?
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No fire permitted Publication date: 08.03.2003
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A colleague was recently prosecuted for not having a “hot work permit” system in place. Some maintenance welding is carried out on your premises and you need to know what’s required. So what must you have in place?
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Cooling the nether regions Publication date: 08.03.2003
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Controlling a blistering issue. In issue 7, we told you about a Swedish scientist who burnt his nether regions by using a laptop. Well, for those occasions where this type of balancing act really is unavoidable, there may be a solution. A new product on the market. We’ve heard about a new product that’s a laptop cooler pad. It comes as a mat that’s...
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The right set-up Publication date: 08.03.2003
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You’ve read about how you’re supposed to set up computer workstations, but it’s not always that simple in practice. What are the top three cheap and easy solutions that will help you get it right?
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Food, glorious food Publication date: 08.03.2003
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You’ve taken our advice and your new canteen is about to open. But you’ve been told that you’ll need to fork out a lot of money for further training. Is this right, and if not, what’s needed?
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Time to review Publication date: 08.03.2003
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In view of recent changes to data protection legislation, should you be reviewing the content of your pre-employment health questionnaires?
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Watch your back Publication date: 08.03.2003
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Several of your staff do regular lifting as part of their job. You know that you’re supposed to do an assessment, but don’t know where to start. This is where our policies and records will help.
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Freebie first aid for all? Publication date: 08.03.2003
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Must we provide first aid facilities for non-employees? The law governing first aid is covered by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 . Whilst these Regulations require that employees have access to adequate first aid provision, there’s no requirement to provide it for non-employees such as contractors and visitors. So what can we do?...
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