Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 02, issue 11?volume=02&nr=11&cookieChecked=1

 
Big brother tactics? Publication date: 01.03.2004
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A subscriber is experiencing resistance to the measures that they’ve introduced to monitor staff safety whilst working alone. In particular, they want to know where they stand over human rights issues. What’s the situation?
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Out of reach? Publication date: 01.03.2004
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Safe means of access. As you already know, you need to provide a safe means of access to staff if they need to work at high level. The easiest way of achieving this is by providing some steps. However, a discrimination case that has recently hit the headlines highlights the importance of ensuring safe access for all your staff, especially those that...
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Sharing the load Publication date: 01.03.2004
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Complying with health and safety duties is becoming more time consuming and your senior managers want to share the load with your staff. But just how much can be safely delegated to employees?
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Can’t find anyone Publication date: 01.03.2004
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Unfortunately your first aider is leaving and nobody wants to take her place. You want to know where you stand legally if you can’t find a replacement. So what’s the situation?
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Is the area enclosed? Publication date: 01.03.2004
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There are many more areas that can count as a confined space then you might think and a recent case shows what can happen if you do get this wrong. What does it say and how do you reduce the risks?
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Planning out the risks Publication date: 01.03.2004
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When planning building work, it’s easy to overlook some of the key fire safety issues. So why not use our sample pre-construction fire safety checklist to help you reduce the risk.
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Choose the right mask Publication date: 01.03.2004
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You issue nuisance dust masks to those staff that are exposed to dusts at work, but they claim that they’re ineffective. In light of the current HSE position, what type of protection should you be providing instead?
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New stress standards Publication date: 01.03.2004
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Q. We’ve been advised that the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is introducing new standards to help businesses manage stress. We’ve also been told that compliance will be compulsory. Is this true? A. The HSE will be introducing stress “Management Standards” . Their purpose is to provide a yardstick against which employers can monitor the...
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On the light side Publication date: 01.03.2004
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The HSE recently produced a report detailing enforcement action in 2002/03. In light of the results should you be worried?
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