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Having the builders in Publication date: 24.11.2003
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You’re getting some builders in to carry out some refurbishment work and want to make the process as painless and as safe as possible. So use our sample checklists to help you cover the essential areas.
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Sign here, please Publication date: 24.11.2003
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Many businesses lose personal injury claims because they can’t prove that they’ve given the necessary safety training to their employees. So how can you use your training records to give you maximum protection?
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DIY fire extinguisher maintenance Publication date: 24.11.2003
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Q. We’re looking to make some cost savings. So we want to know if we can get one of our employees trained up to maintain our fire extinguishers. Is this possible, and if so, what will it cost us? A. You’ll be pleased to know that there’s training available on how to service and maintain fire extinguishers. The British Approvals for Fire Equipment...
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The latest “must have” syndrome Publication date: 24.11.2003
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One of your machine operators has told you that she can’t do her job safely as she suffers from “SAD”. What is this and how can you stop your workforce from using it as an excuse to sit back and take things easy?
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A visit? - not likely! Publication date: 24.11.2003
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A survey has recently been carried out into the real level of Health & Safety Executive enforcement in the UK. Do you really have that much to worry about?
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No crystal ball required Publication date: 24.11.2003
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According to the media, stress now pervades the workplace. But how far are you expected to go in identifying whether or not an employee is really suffering from it. What does recent case law say on the matter?
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A joint too many? Publication date: 24.11.2003
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For safety reasons, you’re thinking of introducing the right to randomly drug test your staff. But before doing so, you want to know what the courts think about the practice. Could it be more employer-friendly than you think?
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Mobile phone mayhem Publication date: 24.11.2003
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Q. We know that a mobile phone ban is being introduced on December 1, but we’re confused over the type of hands-free kits that we can legally use after this date. Can you advise us? A. This has caused widespread confusion and the fleet industry recently asked the Department for Transport (DfT) for some much-needed clarification on the matter. The...
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A simple layout Publication date: 24.11.2003
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Our subscriber wants some advice on a suitable format for risk assessments. They need something user-friendly that can highlight the hazards at a glance. So how should they go about it?
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