Article Database - Tips & Advice Health & Safety: Year 02, issue 13?volume=02&nr=13&cookieChecked=1

 
Check out your drivers Publication date: 25.03.2004
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Licensed to drive? If you’re one of the many businesses that require employees to use your vehicles for work purposes, you may check the driving licences of new employees. But have you thought about making follow-up checks? New AA research. According to research carried out by the AA Foundation for Road Safety, there could be as many as 800,000 unlicenced...
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The ill-health hotspots? Publication date: 25.03.2004
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... and health/social work. Do you need to worry? In many respects, these statistics don’t contain any surprises. However, they’re useful in highlighting areas where your attention could be focussed in terms of risk assessments and training. Stress-related problems are beginning to have an impact, but in occupational areas that generally won’t...
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Evacuating the disabled Publication date: 25.03.2004
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With new disability requirements being introduced later this year, you want to know the position on evacuating disabled staff. Can you leave this to the fire brigade, and if not, what’s the minimum that you should be doing?
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A safe set of wheels Publication date: 25.03.2004
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A risk assessment has identified some problems with how wheeled cages are used on your premises and you now want to introduce a safe system of work. How do you do this and what could happen if you do nothing?
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Risks from water Publication date: 25.03.2004
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Construction work has a poor enough safety record, but if you combine it with working near water, you could have a lethal combination. What does recent case law say on the risks and what should you have in place to deal with them?
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DIY COSHH assessments Publication date: 25.03.2004
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If you use chemicals in your business, then you’re not alone. If you need some help in carrying out COSHH assessments, then use our free sample COSHH assessment form to help you comply with the law.
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Falls from heights Publication date: 25.03.2004
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Falls can be fatal. According to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), falls from heights are the most common cause of fatal injuries to both employees and the self-employed. Not surprisingly, 50% of fall from height fatalities happen in the construction industry alone. Problem areas. Falls from height also cause lots of injuries and rank as the...
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Refusal to cooperate Publication date: 25.03.2004
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One of your employees is refusing to give you details of a workplace accident that she claims to have had. Why is it so important that you get these details correctly logged?
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A load of hot air? Publication date: 25.03.2004
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You’re fed up with the mess made due to paper towels and are thinking of getting your hand driers repaired. However, an employee’s told you that the HSE doesn’t like them. Is this true, and if not, what should you consider first?
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