Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 01, issue 21?volume=01&nr=21&cookieChecked=1

 
Informing staff about evacuations Publication date: 02.09.2003
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You’re running a fire drill and normally tell staff in advance because you’re concerned that someone may panic and have an accident. But is this a legal requirement and, if not, what should you have in place first?
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Second-hand buyer beware Publication date: 02.09.2003
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You want to buy some second-hand machinery for your factory and you’ve found what you’re looking for. However, it’s labelled as “sold as seen”, so you want to know if there are any potential safety risks in this purchase. Are there?
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In safe keeping? Publication date: 02.09.2003
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In light of new data protection requirements, what must you consider when collecting and storing health and safety information on employees? What could happen if you ignore them?
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Is it all down to me? Publication date: 02.09.2003
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If you’re confused as to your health and safety responsibilities towards agency temps, you’re not alone because the law is too. So use our checklists to ensure that you don’t take on more duties and costs than you’re required to.
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A new scam Publication date: 02.09.2003
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We’ve heard that claims companies are approaching staff and offering cash for copies of your accident books. How can you avoid this happening to you?
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A fatal slip Publication date: 02.09.2003
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Health and safety legislation requires you to have a safe system of work in place for working at height. But following recent case law findings, does this have to be unduly complicated or expensive to introduce?
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Assessing the assessor Publication date: 02.09.2003
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Each issue we advise you on how to carry out risk assessments, including those for low-risk areas such as offices. But what’s the minimum level of training necessary for those carrying out the assessments?
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Are the premises safe? Publication date: 02.09.2003
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Your rights when hiring premises. We’ve already advised you on some of your duties as an occupier of property. But supposing you hire premises, e.g. for training or an important presentation; what redress do you have if the standards of safety aren’t what you reasonably expect? Your legal position. You’re owed exactly the same duties that you...
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Mobile phone ban Publication date: 02.09.2003
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New mobile phone ban coming into force. After months of speculation, the Government have finalised plans to introduce new mobile phone laws. As from December 1, 2003, any driver caught using a mobile phone whilst at the wheel will face a fine of up to £1,000. Hands-free sets are still legal. However, one piece of good news for those who drive on business...
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