Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 01, issue 16?volume=01&nr=16&cookieChecked=1

 
Safety - your flexible friend Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
With recent employment law changes, you may get lots of requests for part-time or home working. How can you use safety as a reason to say no?
More
Passive smoking problems Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
You only allow smokers to light up in a room designated for that purpose. But non-smoking employees are still making complaints about their health suffering. Are they being awkward, or should you take their complaints seriously?
More
Don’t mess with it Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
You’re going to be using compressed air in your workshop for the first time to operate some new tools. What are the main risks arising from its use and what safety precautions must you have in place?
More
Can I be sued? Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
In the process of getting a new first aider trained up, he started asking awkward questions about his personal liability in giving first aid. What’s the legal position and what do you tell him?
More
PUWER to the workers Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
New braking requirements to work equipment. In issue 13 we gave you advance warning of new legal requirements on fitting brakes to work equipment. Regulation 15 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) requires that work equipment be retrofitted with brakes so the moving parts can stop in a short space of time, e.g. ten seconds...
More
Starting from scratch Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
You’ve had a safety inspection recently and have been told that your health and safety policy isn’t comprehensive enough. So what are the main areas that it should cover?
More
Accident-prone visitors Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
You know that you’ve got health and safety responsibilities towards any visitors that come onto your premises. But are you accountable for them or are they expected of take some responsibility for themselves?
More
Lift and separate Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
New research on safe manual handling. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has just published new research on how to lift and move loads safely. This will shortly be used to update HSE guidelines to the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 . When this happens, we’ll let you know all about the changes. Is it something that I can use? Despite...
More
Gloves-off time Publication date: 13.05.2003
Article database
Some of your staff work in the factory and handle sharp objects. They wear gloves but they seem inadequate. So what must you look out for in future to avoid wasting your money?A ripping time
More
Last updated: 23.06.2017
Search
healthandsafety-advice.co.​uk

More from Indicator - FL Memo Ltd

Indicator - FL Memo Ltd